Tarro van fire, Morisset truck fire, closes both New England Highway and M1 Pacific Motorway as firefighters respond: VIDEO

Simon McCarthy
Nick Bielby
By Simon McCarthy, and Nick Bielby
Updated May 26 2022 - 8:20am, first published 7:45am

Firefighters were kept busy Wednesday afternoon as reports of two vehicle fires within minutes of each other closed major roads at Tarro and Morisset.

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Simon McCarthy

Simon McCarthy

Digital Journalist, Newcastle Herald

Simon McCarthy is a digital journalist working at the Newcastle Herald in NSW. He writes and produces video and multimedia for the Herald and Herald Weekender magazine, and co-produces the Toohey's News podcast. McCarthy has worked as a journalist in regional NSW since 2013. He joined the newsroom of the Newcastle Herald in 2017 from the Northern Daily Leader in Tamworth where he worked from 2015 to 2016.

Nick Bielby

Nick Bielby

Journalist

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