Hero of floods dies in fire

A 20-YEAR-old Murphys Creek man who survived and rescued his 16-year-old sister from the floods in January died in a fire at his home last week.

Sam Matthews was believed to have been working on his fathers car when the fire started, making two 000 calls to report the car was on fire and that the fire had spread to the grass at 5.30pm.

 

Fire crews discovered Mr Matthews body on the ground near a shipping container after they extinguished the fire at 6.20pm.

The cause of the fire is currently unknown.


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