A man charged with lighting a fire that sparked a major blaze in northern New South Wales has been denied bail.

Police allege he lit the fire to protect a cannabis crop.

The allegation has left locals and firefighters fuming as they continue to face bushfires across a huge area.

Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-11-16/bushfires-saturday-cannabis-crop-...

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