Kearsley bushfire emergency warning spreads to Elrington

Josh Leeson
Updated October 3 2023 - 6:34pm, first published 12:47pm
Pictures by Simone De Peak

THE Kearsley bushfire has been downgraded from an emergency as NSW Rural Fire Service crews brought the blaze under control late on Tuesday afternoon.

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Josh Leeson

Josh Leeson


Josh Leeson is an entertainment and features journalist, specialising in music, at the Newcastle Herald. He first joined the masthead in 2008 after stints at the Namoi Valley Independent and Port Stephens Examiner and has previously covered sport including the Asian Cup, A-League, Surfest, cricket and rugby league.

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