Rural Fire Service says Hastings residents must be ready, as fires worsen

Letitia Fitzpatrick
By Letitia Fitzpatrick
Updated November 8 2019 - 1:43am, first published 12:47am
A fire at Seminar Street in College Rise at Thrumster on Friday morning. Photo: Letitia Fitzpatrick.

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Letitia Fitzpatrick

Letitia Fitzpatrick

Senior journalist, Wauchope Gazette

Worked as a journalist and assistant producer for BBC news and current affairs in the UK, Ulster Television, Q Radio and the Irish News in Northern Ireland. Moved to Australia and joined Fairfax Media in 2016. Won a Rotary Paul Harris Fellowship award in 2018 for reporting the Pappinbarra bushfires and the subsequent Rotary appeal which raised $30,000.