Putty Valley Road spot fires as bushfire flares

Matt Carr
Updated February 15 2018 - 8:47am, first published February 14 2018 - 6:00pm

Conditions have eased as firefighters continue to monitor a major bushfire that's burned thousands of hectares of national park in the Hunter.

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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. Now his focus is on digital storytelling and breaking news.