Encircled by flames: the sleepy NSW towns in the bushfire crisis

Encircled by flames: the sleepy NSW towns in the bushfire crisis
 

Carol Heriot was standing in the kitchen thinking about what to cook for dinner on Tuesday afternoon when a police officer knocked on her door.
“He said: ‘Love, it’s time to get out of here.’ I said: ‘What do you mean?’ and he pointed up the hill and he said: ‘You see that smoke? It’s coming this way.’”
Heriot, her partner Rodney Smith and their dog Bundy were among the 80-odd people, dogs, birds, cats and goldfish crowded into the auditorium of the Tuncurry bowling club on Tuesday night.
“We’re a bit of a menagerie at the moment and it looks a bit like Noah’s ark out the back,” the... read more

 
12 November 2019 in World News, Views: 36
Source: Guardian
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