Quirky small town Uralla is in the top five regional NSW towns that city-slickers have made the big move to.
Tamworth Regional Council will ask the NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian to undertake an urgent review of the emergency water supply plan.
Unprecedented drought conditions and record low rainfall means the city faces the very real prospect the dam will run dry.
It's one of the busiest roads in the country, but the only traffic on Wednesday was firefighters scrambling to tackle the blaze, and emergency service personnel working to clean up the fire debris that littered the roadway.
In a bitter blow to exhausted firefighters, arsonists are suspected of deliberately lighting the out-of-control Moonbi fire.
Firefighters are bracing for another horror day on firegrounds on Wednesday with several schools closed.
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