Bushfire burns within metres of homes at Cabbage Tree Road, Masonite Road and Barrie Close at Williamtown and Tomago

“It was very hairy”: fire comes within metres of homes at Williamtown Photo: Max-Mason Hubers
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Taken from the Pacific Highway near Grahamstown Dam. Photo: Kathy Pearson, Facebook.

From Stockton Bridge about 4pm. Photo: Samantha Graffham

Elvis the Water Crane flys over Fern Bay. “Took this photo from my front porch. This is the DC 10” – Photo: Margie Gayler

GRASS FIRE: A scene of smoke billowing at the Newcastle Airport. Photo: Brodie Owen

GRASS FIRE: A scene of smoke billowing at the Newcastle Airport. Photo: Brodie Owen

Williamtown Resident John Hill is still shaken after the fire raced past his property on Cabbage Tree Road. File Image.

Cabbage Treet Road residents: Cain and Rhianna Gorfine with their children Bronte and Ryan. Ms Gorfine said her property was coming under ember attack, and flames were already licking at its perimeters. File image: Ryan Osland

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Photo: Jonathan Carroll

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Photo: Jonathan Carroll

Photo: Jonathan Carroll

Photo: Jonathan Carroll

Photo: Jonathan Carroll

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TweetFacebookNewcastle Heraldinvestigationuncoveredat least 50 cases of cancer among peoplewho had lived or spent significant amounts of timeon part of the road in 15 years.

The residents are also waging a campaign againsta large sand mineearmarked to go in directly behind their properties.

Ms Gorfine said she was verbally told by fire crews on Saturday that thetrucks were being filled with town water, rather than potentially contaminated groundwater from the area.