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Morwell residents left to burn after Hazelwood fire

March 22nd, 2014

Episode 26 of 161 episodes

A fire in Hazelwood's giant open cut mineraged out of control for nearly a month. It dumped toxic smoke overthe 12,000 residents of Morwell, forcing many to flee. The question now being asked is did the Victorian government do enough to protect the citizens of Morwell from this disaster? Wendy Carlisle investigates.

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