Teenager charged after Truganina fire

Wyndham Crime Investigation Unit detectives have charged a teenager following a grassfire in Truganina on 5 March.

Emergency services were called to the fire in grassland on Westmeadows Lane and Rymill Way about 4.30pm.

The fire spread throughout the grassland, causing damage to rear fences and a nearby residence.

A 16-year-old Hoppers Crossing teen has been charged with:

• Intentionally causing a bushfire

The teen will appear at a children’s court at a later date.

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