Alleged Currawarna firebug identified

An individual suspected of lighting nine fires at Currawarna last week is being questioned by police. 

Wagga superintendent Bob Noble said rural crime investigators identified the alleged offender thanks to support from members of the public.

Flames claimed more than six hectares of three state forests as more than 40 members of the Rural Fire Service battled the “suspicious” blazes across two days. Click here for the full story.

Superintendent Noble urged anyone with further information to call Wagga police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.