ESA's website provider crashed at the height of Thursday's Beard bushfire

Updated January 24 2020 - 5:09pm, first published 3:00pm

At the height of the Beard fire crossing the NSW border from the ACT on Thursday afternoon, one of the Emergency Services Agency's most critical online fire advisory tools crashed without warning.

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Peter Brewer


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