Citizens arrest man over alleged Balga fire

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MEMBERS of the public have apprehended a man allegedly lighting a fire in Balga on Sunday.

The 45-year-old man is alleged to have lit a fire in scrub at the corner of Fletching and Climping streets in Balga at about 5.20pm.

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The fire was small and did not threaten property but the man sustained non-life threatening burns to his hands, arm and leg.

He was admitted to Fiona Stanley Hospital for treatment.

The Arson Squad and Mirrabooka Detectives are investigating the incident.