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Dunns Road fire: a charred and devastated Batlow begins counting losses

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By Blake Foden
Updated January 6 2020 - 9:29am, first published January 4 2020 - 11:30pm

Devastation is everywhere on the journey into the small Snowy Valleys town of Batlow, where a man died while trying to defend a friend's property and an estimated 20 properties, including homes, were destroyed by bushfires on Saturday.

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Blake Foden

Canberra Times court reporter

As a journalist, I've covered everything from a royal tour and a terror attack to international sport. After stints in New Zealand, the UK and the Canary Islands, I returned to Australia in 2018. These days, I cover the ACT and Queanbeyan courts.

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