Eyewitnesses say Seville Grove fire starter threatened to stab security

Eyewitnesses say Seville Grove fire starter threatened to stab security

FIRE crews are battling a deliberately lit bushfire near the Haynes Shopping Centre in Seville Grove this afternoon.

Eyewitnesses claim a man lit the fire in vacant land across the road from the shopping centre following an altercation with police.

Earlier the man was armed with a pair of scissors and threatening to stab security guards.

According to witnesses police arrived and moved him on which is when he lit the fire.