Muswellbrook house fire: Fire and Rescue NSW praise Hunter Valley boys for quick thinking in Jean Street blaze

Matt Carr
Updated August 16 2022 - 5:41am, first published August 15 2022 - 12:30am
HOT CYCLE: The dryer where the Muswellbrook fire is believed to have begun. Picture: Fire and Rescue NSW

TWO young boys have won the praise of firefighters after raising the alarm in a Hunter Valley house fire that broke out early last Wednesday evening.

Matt Carr

Matt Carr

Newcastle Herald deputy editor

Matt began his Newcastle Herald career as a cadet in 2009. He is a Walkley nominated reporter who has covered councils, police and general news rounds across the Upper Hunter, Port Stephens, Maitland, Lake Macquarie, Cessnock and Newcastle. Now his focus is on digital storytelling and breaking news.