Firefighters from the NSW Goonellabah Fire Brigade extinguish a small scrub fire on the Bruxner Highway near Goonellabah.
Firefighters from the NSW Goonellabah Fire Brigade extinguish a small scrub fire on the Bruxner Highway near Goonellabah. Jay Cronan

Fire theatens Goonellabah homes

FLAMES reaching more than a metre high threatened homes in Goonellabah this morning.

Firefighters were quick to respond to a reported bush fire in council park land between Gumtree Drive and the Bruxner Highway about 10.30am.

The fire, believed to have started from a discarded cigarette, was quickly extinguished.

Firefighters urge all smokers to discard of their cigarettes properly.



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