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Alstonville farm fire destroys buildings

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A property at Alstonville has lost two of its farm sheds as a result of a fire that broke out at about 3.45am overnight.

Around 25 firefighters were still at the scene at around 6.30am and an RFS spokesperson said it had taken considerable effort to contain the blaze.

No one was hurt in the incident and the main farmhouse was spared in the fire.

Despite the property’s close proximity to Alstonville township, no smoke alert has been issued.


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