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Saturday, February 9, 2019

Special visitors for injured fireman

James Lusted, centre,  with Wolfe Brothers members Brodie
 Rainbird, left, and Tom Wolfe, right.
TWO members of the award-winning Tasmanian country rock band The Wolfe Brothers have paid a visit to injured local firefighter James Lusted.

Posting on social media yesterday, bass player and vocalist Tom Wolfe and guitarist Brodie Rainbird wrote: "Got to meet this legend today!

Their Facebook post continued: "James is one of the many volunteer fire fighters who has been working endlessly to try and stop these bush fires in Tasmania at the moment! James unfortunately had an accident in one of the trucks and suffered some back injuries! We called by the hospital to say hello as we got word he likes what we do! Great to meet ya James! You’re a legend! Rest up! #Grateful."

A long-serving member of the New Norfolk Fire Brigade, James was injured in a fire service vehicle accident while helping to fight a bushfire near Geeveston on January 31. He was airlifted to the Royal Hobart Hospital after a four-wheel-drive light tanker overturned in the area of Kermandie River Rd at Geeveston.

Get well soon James.

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