Toodyay man charged over Kiara bushfire

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ARSON Squad detectives have charged a 32-year-old Toodyay man who allegedly lit a bushfire in wetlands on Altone Road, Kiara, on December 27.

It is alleged the man was seen near the fire, which started about 4pm, and sustained injuries from it.

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He was treated at hospital and charged with wilfully lighting a fire likely to injure or damage.

He is scheduled to appear in the Midland Magistrates Court on January 24.