WATCH AND ACT: BUSHFIRE BURNING IN MOONBI, NORTH OF TAMWORTH

An out of control bushfire is burning at Moonbi, 20 kilometres north of Tamworth.

The fire broke out in bushland on the New England Highway this morning… forcing the evacuation of Moonbi Public School.

The RFS has closed the highway in both directions, between Moonbi and Bendemeer – motorists are being urged to avoid the area.

(VISION ONLY)

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