Firefighters backed by water bombing aircraft as they battle out-of-control grassfire along Manilla Road at Red Hill, near Barraba

Anna Falkenmire
Updated January 4 2023 - 6:08pm, first published 5:30pm
Pictures by Gareth Gardner

DOZENS of firefighters were backed by a water bombing aircraft as they fought an out-of-control blaze tearing through grassland near Tamworth on Wednesday afternoon.

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Anna Falkenmire

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