Police arrest a 43-year old man after allegedly starting a fire in Berri

Police have arrested a 43-year old man after allegedly starting a fire in Berri.

Monday, May 3 at 5:30pm, police and fire crews responded to reports of a grass fire at Bookpurnong Road Gurra Gurra.

About twenty-one square meters of trees and vegetation was burnt before the fire was extinguished by MFS.

There were no report of injuries.

Police arrested a 43-year-old man from Berri at the scene.

He has been charged with causing a bushfire and appeared in the Berri Magistrates Court on Tuesday, May 4.

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