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Young man admits to his role in lighting fire which ripped through Nundle State Forest pine plantation in October 2019, near Tamworth

Anna Falkenmire
By Anna Falkenmire
May 27 2022 - 7:00pm

A CIGARETTE lighter was used to set a container filled with stolen diesel on fire, sparking a costly blaze which ripped through pine plantation near Nundle for weeks in October 2019.

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Anna Falkenmire

Anna Falkenmire

Journalist

Anna Falkenmire is a senior journalist at the Northern Daily Leader in Tamworth, reporting mostly on court and crime. Story tips are always welcome at afalkenmire@northerndailyleader.com.au and you can keep up with her stories via @annafalky on Twitter.

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