What happens when you breach NSW total fire ban in catastrophic bushfire conditions

Matt Carr
By Matt Carr
Updated November 12 2019 - 4:47am, first published 4:39am
Arrests, warnings and and fines: what happens when you breach fire ban

A WARNING to a nine-year-old boy is the latest of several alleged breaches of the NSW total fire ban that police and firefighters have dealt with since Monday afternoon amid tinderbox conditions.


Matt Carr

Matt Carr

Newcastle Herald deputy editor

Matt began his Newcastle Herald career as a cadet in 2009. He is a Walkley nominated reporter who has covered councils, police and general news rounds across the Upper Hunter, Port Stephens, Maitland, Lake Macquarie, Cessnock and Newcastle.