Fire mitigation goats deployed near Werris Creek hospital in trial of new RFS secret weapon

Andrew Messenger
By Andrew Messenger
Updated November 17 2021 - 1:03am, first published 12:57am
GOOD KID: Adam Norris tends to a fire mitigaton goat near Werris Creek Hospital. It will take 14 goats a month to eat all this grass and shrub, just a few metres from the hospital. Photo: Peter Hardin

The NSW Rural Fire Service has a new secret weapon in the battle against deadly bushfires: goats.

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Andrew Messenger

Andrew Messenger

Northern Daily Leader journalist

Politics, environment and energy journalist at the Northern Daily Leader. I also write about health, bushfires and occasionally music. I'm a Brisbane boy by way of Charleville and Hobart who now lives in in beautiful New England. Get me at andrew.messenger@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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