Fire at Kurri Kurri Waste Water Treatment Plant sends smoke over the Hunter

Jessica Brown
Updated October 15 2023 - 5:32pm, first published October 14 2023 - 2:15pm

EIGHT NSW Fire and Rescue trucks, as well as Rural Fire Service crews and the police formed a protective barrier around the Kurri Kurri Waste Water Treatment Plant as a fire tore through nearby grassland.

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Jessica Brown

Jessica Brown

Digital Editor

Jessica began her journalism career in 2009 as a cadet at The Port Stephens Examiner before moving to London for a two-year stint working in magazines and digital publishing. The Lake Macquarie local returned to Australia where she took up a reporting role at The Maitland Mercury. She worked across several rounds including local council, police and property before moving into digital journalism and joining the team at The Newcastle Herald in 2017.

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