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Updated  Wednesday, January 24: A fire that has burnt out more than 50 hectares of mostly grassland at Depot Road, Kings Forest, has been brought under control overnight, according to the Rural Fire Service (RFS).

The fire started at around 11am and some local media is reporting a man may have been injured in the burn.

It is not the first time fires have burnt out of control at the site of the controversial development, near Casuarina. In 2012 another fire at Depot Road, which torched 45 hectares of grassland and koala habitat trees, was treated as ‘suspicious’ by the RFS, although no one was ever charged.


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