'A community looking after its own': How Cobargo pulled together after a firestorm on two fronts

Updated January 8 2020 - 2:37pm, first published 3:00am

Two types of storms have smashed through the tiny NSW Far South Coast town of Cobargo in the past week. One was the massive Badga Forest Road firestorm on New Year's Eve, which swept down through the outlying hills with two long, devouring firefronts in the early hours of the morning.

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