Fire investigation, Cobraball

A teenager will be dealt with under the provisions of the Youth Justice Act following the investigation of a fire near Yeppoon.

The fire started around 1.30pm Saturday, November 9, at Cobraball.

Police have spoken with the 16-year-old male and he will be dealt with under the provisions of the Youth Justice Act.

At this time of heightened danger and following the declaration of a State of Fire Emergency, the community is asked to work with authorities to prevent fires.

Parents and carers are urged to speak to their children about the consequences of lighting fires in this time of heightened danger.

If you have information for police contact Policelink on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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