Articles by: Julie Macken

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Informit: Melancholia in fields of fire

Will the fires lead us to a proper mourning? Before 2019 I had never realised that fire has a voice, a growl, a howl. People compare it to the sound of a freight train. I don't. I have never heard anything like the earth-shattering roar that came from the fire headed towards me and my NSW Rural Fire Service strike team as we tried to hold the containment line we had built over the previous…