Residents in Canberra's south prepare for Namadgi fire to approach

Doug Dingwall
Lucy Bladen
By Doug Dingwall, and Lucy Bladen
Updated January 28 2020 - 7:48pm, first published 12:30pm

Residents in Canberra's most southern suburbs prepared for ember attacks and loaded their cars in case they needed to escape quickly as the Orroral Valley fire raged on Tuesday.

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Doug Dingwall

Doug Dingwall

Public Service Editor

Doug Dingwall is The Canberra Times' Public Service Editor. He writes about government and federal politics, and edits The Public Sector Informant. He has an interest in integrity and industrial relations. Previously he worked at The Examiner in Launceston, where he won a Tasmanian Human Rights Award in 2016 for his reporting. Contact him on doug.dingwall@canberratimes.com.au

Lucy Bladen

Lucy Bladen

Reporter Canberra Times

Lucy Bladen has been a journalist at The Canberra Times since 2019. She is an ACT politics and health reporter. Email: l.bladen@canberratimes.com.au

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