NSW bushfires: Three teens arrested accused of deliberately lighting fire
The trio were detained last night
By Alex Chapman
November 17 2019
Three teenage boys have been arrested after a grassfire was allegedly deliberately lit in Sydney's south-west.
The trio, two aged 15 and one 16, were detained on Sunday evening.
Authorities were alerted to a fire in the bush at Harrington Park about 5.30pm on Sunday by a passing driver.
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The fire was extinguished after about 45 minutes.
All three teens were taken to Narellan Police Station for questioning.
Police say all are eligible to be dealt with under the Young Offender's Act.
Mobile phones and other items were seized for forensic examination.
Originally published as NSW bushfires: Three teenagers arrested in Sydney's south-west over arson allegations