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NSW RFS volunteer charged with allegedly lighting 30 fires in state’s south-west – ABC News

The 30-year-old man is arrested in Whitton, about 40 kilometres south of Griffith, after investigations into dozens of fires which were determined to have been…



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A man from the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) has been arrested for allegedly deliberately lighting grassfires in NSW’s south-west.

  • The 30-year-old man was charged with five counts of intentionally causing fire
  • Police suspect 30 fires have been deliberately lit in Whitton in the last three months
  • It follows a horror Black Summer last year, where 33 people died

NSW Police began an investigation into more than 30 suspicious fires that had been lit in Whitton, about 40 kilometres south of Griffith.

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