Firebug arrested for multiple blazes

February 12, 2024 10:28 am in by
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Following extensive investigations, a man has been arrested for a string of suspicious fires in the Adelaide Plains on 24 February last year.

The 43-year-old Virginia man was taken into custody and charged with nine counts of intentionally causing a bushfire.

It’s believed he ignited blazes at Two Wells, Dublin, Light, Korunye, Lower Light and Reeves Plains deliberately on a high fire danger day.

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Police thank members of the public who assisted with the investigation, and ask people to remain vigilant to suspicious activity.