Man charged after allegedly lighting bushfire to protect cannabis crop | ABC News
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.
Philippa McDonald reports.
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