'Bored' volunteer firefighter behind wave of bushfires

Updated May 15 2024 - 3:56pm, first published 3:30pm

A VOLUNTEER firefighter who was accused of sparking a number of blazes in bushland outside Cessnock and Maitland because he was "bored" and then turned up to fight some of the fires has admitted to being responsible for the wave of arson attacks.

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