Tianjara fire claims two houses in 'horrifying' bushfire conditions

Doug Dingwall
Updated December 22 2019 - 8:51pm, first published 2:00pm

Lindsay Lavis thought it was going to be alright. His wife had evacuated earlier, but he was staying to defend the family property.

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Doug Dingwall

Doug Dingwall

Parliamentary bureau chief

Doug Dingwall is The Canberra Times' parliamentary bureau chief. He writes about government and federal politics, and has an interest in integrity, industrial relations and foreign affairs. Previously he worked at The Examiner in Launceston, where he won a Tasmanian Human Rights Award for his reporting. Contact him on doug.dingwall@canberratimes.com.au

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