From fighting fires to hotel fundraiser for CFA

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NOT OVER: Crews cautiously monitoring a fire raging overnight at Mt Buffalo last Friday. PHOTO: Samuel Richardson

THE Vine hotel will be holding a fundraiser this Sunday with donations going towards the Wangaratta North CFA.

The hotel manager has a special reason to be raising the funds, as he has been volunteering with the brigade for over a year and has been deployed to major fire fronts this bushfire season.

Samuel Richardson said he has witnessed the devastating fires in Corryong, Walwa and Mt Buffalo Chalet and was involved in active protection while also assisting locals and guarding assets.

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