Mega-fire threatens mine, power station

COAL miners, power station workers and fire fighters are keeping watch as the “mega-fire” at Gospers Mountain approaches a coal mine and power station near Lithgow in New South Wales.

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There are fears NSW could suffer a repeat of the Hazelwood fire.

The fire may pose a threat to Centennial Coal's Springvale coal mine and Energy Australia's  Mount Piper power station.

Mt Piper supplies about 10% of the power to the NSW grid.

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