Warwick scrub fire arrest

Detectives from Arson Squad and Strike Force Vulcan have charged a 14-year-old boy after a fire in Warwick on Tuesday, 12 February 2019.

It will be alleged about 3.30pm, the boy set fire to some scrub in the vicinity of the Warwick open space on Lloyd Drive. The fire quickly spread, burning approximately two hectares of bushland.

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services attended and extinguished the fire.

The boy from Nollamara has been charged with Wilfully Light or Cause to be Lit a Fire Likely to Injure or Damage. He is due to appear before the Perth Children’s Court on 13 March 2019.

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