Kearsley bushfire upgraded to emergency warning

Josh Leeson
Updated October 3 2023 - 4:24pm, first published 2:50pm
Bushfire emergency declared in Hunter Valley
Bushfire emergency declared in Hunter Valley

EMERGENCY warnings have been extended to Elrington as the Kearsley bushfire intensifies throughout 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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