Lightning strikes spark fires near Penshurst during dry storm

Katrina Lovell
Updated January 13 2022 - 8:31am, first published 5:30am
The road was blocked north of Hawkesdale as fire crews battled fires sparked by lightning strikes. Picture: Morgan Hancock

Update 7.15pm: Dozens of firefighters and several aircraft fought to bring a number of grass fires near Penshurst under control on Thursday.

Katrina Lovell

Katrina Lovell


Katrina Lovell is a senior journalist at The Standard who covers council news and human interest stories.