Hay convoy brings relief

The West Australian
Trucks of hay arriving in Waroona from the Wheatbelt.
Camera IconTrucks of hay arriving in Waroona from the Wheatbelt. Credit: The West Australian

A convoy of trucks delivering hay donated to farmers affected by last week's devastating South West bushfire has arrived in Waroona.

About $100,000 was donated by Wheatbelt farmers for hungry sheep and cattle in the fire zone.

Yesterday it emerged Warooona farmers took the law into their own hands to save livestock at risk of dying of starvation and thirst.

A Waroona farmer, who had 123 cattle consumed in the blaze, said he had spent the weekend ignoring authorities to truck cattle out of properties with no feed or fences.

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