Crowds watch firefighters battle scrub fire on northern bank of Dawesville Channel

Crowds watch firefighters battle scrub fire on northern bank of Dawesville Channel

A BIG crowd lined the northern bank of the Dawesville Channel last week to watch firemen fight a scrub fire near Estuary Road and Thisbe Drive.

There was much smoke and several roads were closed off.

The fire was reported about 9.05am and three hours later, helicopters were still dumping water on the site.

There was heavy smoke and several roads were closed off.

The cause is unknown.