Town mourns captain's death
MITIAMO is mourning the death of long-time fire brigade captain Chris Cox.
Mr Cox had spent 35 years a member of the brigade and was part of the crew that responded to fire calls on Australia Day night as storms rolled through the district.
On the same truck was his former lieutenant Geoff Thomas who said: “We had a great chat that night and his passing has come as a real shock.”
“Chris was a quiet man, a man of few words but absolute salt of the earth,” he said.
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