MITIGATION BURN GETS TEMPORARILY OUT OF HAND IN EAST TAMWORTH

A routine burn got out of control this afternoon, tearing through bushland in East Tamworth.

The Rural Fire Service was conducting a mitigation burn near Valley Drive just after midday when flames got temporarily out of hand.

It’s understood the fire came within 500 meters of nearby homes, but was quickly brought under control.

No one was injured.

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Isobella Evans is a journalist with NBN News in Tamworth, NSW. After writing her first story at age twelve about an adventurous beach ball, she quickly discovered her love for writing. Since then, she has graduated from a Bachelor in Communication at the University of Newcastle and worked as a journalist for the Sydney Royal Easter Show and as a columnist for a Central Coast publication. NBN News is Isobella's first full-time television role, and she is loving every minute of it.