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South Australian Man Charged With Intentionally Lighting 4 Bushfires

A shortwave infrared image shows wildfires burning east of Obrost, Victoria, Australia on Jan. 4, 2020. (Satellite image ©2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS)

A shortwave infrared image shows wildfires burning east of Obrost, Victoria, Australia on Jan. 4, 2020. (Satellite image ©2020 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS)

A 79-year-old South Australian man has been charged with intentionally lighting four grass and scrub fires in the states southeast in recent days.

Police will allege the man lit fires on Dec. 30 and Jan. 2, and then two on Jan. 4, all in the Kingston area.

He has been refused police bail and will appear in Mount Gambier Magistrates Court on Jan. 6.

No property damage was caused by the fires, however, a house did come undRead More – Source

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