A STUDENT has been charged for lighting a fire in bushland outside his school.
Warwick senior sergeant Brendan Moore said that about 1pm on Friday, September 27, police were alerted to a fire in the bush surrounding Warwick Senior High School on Erindale Road.
He said the Department of Fire and Emergency Services attended and extinguished the fire, which was about 50-100m from the school.
“They were able to isolate it to an area of about 20m,” he said.
Sgt Moore said a member of the public then told a school staff member that four students had been seen in the bushland.
Police attended the school to make inquiries, which led to a 14-year-old boy being charged with lighting the fire.
He will appear before a juvenile justice team.
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