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Fire badly damages old high school hostel

FIRE has badly damaged the central building at the old high school hostel in Blair St, New Norfolk, more recently known as Carinya Education Park. The fire has not affected the New Norfolk Men’s Shed in the adjacent Tangara buildings. More than 10 vehicles and a large contingent of firefighters

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Volunteer grant boost for Bothwell Fire Brigade

THE Bothwell Fire Brigade will receive $1500 in federal funding under the Volunteer Grants Program, the Federal Member for Lyons, Brian Mitchell MHR, said today. “Grants of between $1000 and $5000 were available to assist eligible not-for-profit community organisations support the efforts of their volunteers,” Mr Mitchell said. “Bothwell Fire

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Kensington Park fire to be investigated

AUTHORITIES will investigate a fire that badly damaged two buildings at New Norfolk’s Kensington Park Racecourse this morning. Fire crews arrived at about 8.30am and they suspect that the fire had been burning overnight. The blaze was in a toilet block and an adjoining shed in an area known as

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Charlotte St house badly damaged by fire

11PM UPDATE: Police say the house in Charlotte St, New Norfolk, was extensively damaged in this afternoon’s structure fire. They say there was no one inside the house at the time but two people in the area were treated for smoke inhalation by paramedics. The cause of the blaze has

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House fire in Britten St, New Norfolk

THE cause of a house fire at New Norfolk this morning will be investigated. Volunteer firefighters from the New Norfolk and Magra fire brigades responded at about 10am today (Sunday), finding smoke issuing from the building. Two people in Britten St house were treated for smoke inhalation at the scene.

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Fire at Bush Inn Hotel

EMERGENCY services are at the scene of what is believed to be another chimney fire at the Bush Inn Hotel in New Norfolk. The alarm was raised at about 5pm today (Monday) when smoke and flames could be seen issuing from one of the historic hotel’s chimneys. The nearly 200-year-old

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Fire in racecourse stewards tower

CREWS from the New Norfolk and Magra fire brigades have extinguished a blaze at the Kensington Park Racecourse at New Norfolk tonight (July 30). The stewards tower at the facility in Kensington St was fully involved in fire when the first crews arrived at about 9.15pm. The fire in the

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Local man charged over Miena fire

POLICE have charged a 66-year-old Miena man in relation to a fire yesterday morning that destroyed a residence on Highland Lakes Rd at Miena in the Central Highlands. The man will appear in the Hobart Magistrates Court later today (July 12). “Around 7am emergence services attended the property and Tasmania

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Woman treated for smoke inhalation after house fire

AMBULANCE officers treated a woman for smoke inhalation at the scene of a house fire at New Norfolk early this morning (July 7). Crews from New Norfolk and Magra fire brigades attended structure fire in Graham Court at Fairview, which was reported around 3am. On their arrival it appeared that

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