GUYRA ROAD FIRE AT WATCH AND ACT

The Guyra Road bushfire which is burning near Ebor, east of Armidale, has this afternoon been escalated to a Watch and Act Level.

With winds fanning the flames towards the town, residents are being urged to action their Fire Safety Plan.

A 51-year-old local has been charged with deliberately lighting the blaze, allegedly to protect a cannabis crop.

He’ll front Armidale Local Court again tomorrow.

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