Strike Force Vulcan Arrest - Canning Vale Fires
Around 9:35pm on Sunday 4 February 2018, Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) were called to a scrub fire on Admiralty Road Reserve.
DFES extinguished the fire which burnt approximately five square metres of native shrubbery.
A male teenager was seen running from the scene and he was detained by a member of the public until police arrived.
It is further alleged the boy lit several other fires in the Canning Vale area between Friday 2 February and Sunday 4 February 2018.
The boy from Canning Vale has been charged with six counts of Lighting or Attempting to Light a Fire Likely to Injure or Damage. He is due to appear before the Armadale Children’s Court today, 5 February 2018.
Inquiries by Strike Force Vulcan officers are continuing.