Quick response to escaped burn
Volunteers from the Catterick, Winnejup, Maranup, Kangaroo Gully and Greenbushes fire brigades came together to put out a bushfire in Catterick that started on Sunday.
The units received the triple 0 call at 1.40pm on Sunday afternoon, after a permit burn escaped.
Catterick’s bushfire control officer Santo Pratico thanked all of the brigades involved in fighting the fire.
“Their fast response stopped the fire from becoming a big issue,” he said.
The reason for the fire escaping is still under investigation.
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