Residents weren't prepared for 'relentless ferocity and speed' of inferno

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Updated April 3 2024 - 4:55pm, first published 11:00am

The state coroner has confirmed a bushfire that destroyed homes in Mount Wilson, Mount Tomah, Berambing and Bilpin in December 2019 was caused after a planned RFS backburn jumped Mount Wilson Road, sparking spot fires which quickly spread.

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Jennie Curtin

Upper Mountains Correspondent

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