Police are reappealing for information as investigations continue into a large-scale bushfire in the in the Nundle area near Tamworth in 2019.
On Sunday October 27, 2019, emergency services were called to the Nundle State Forest following reports of a bushfire.
The fire was controlled by Forest Corporation and NSW Rural Fire Service personnel; however, a large amount of pine timber plantation was destroyed with an estimated damage bill of between $2 and $3 million.
Detectives attached to Oxley Police District – with the assistance of the forensic evidence and technical services command – commenced an investigation into the cause of the fire and following extensive inquiries and information received about the possible ignition point, police have released a CCTV image of a vehicle of interest in the ongoing investigation.
The image depicts a vehicle described as being a maroon toyota hilux in the nundle area (see photo with this story).
Detectives would like anyone with information about the vehicle or its occupants to come forward and can report it to crime stoppers on 1800 333 000 or nsw.crimestoppers.com.au