Police are looking to speak to two youths seen running from the scene of two fires at Mooroopna on the weekend.FIONA BROOM February 4, 2013 4:36am
Mooroopna residents are being urged to be vigilant after two fires started within 100
The first fire was allegedly lit about 7.30
Residents helped control the fire before Country Fire Authority crews arrived and extinguished it.
Mooroopna brigade captain Lyle Sinclair said the situation could have been much worse if residents hadn’t spotted the fire.
He urged people to be on the lookout for suspicious behaviour and to report it to Crime Stoppers or 000 immediately.
‘‘The behaviour is the most concerning, that someone would deliberately light those fires,’’ he said.
Crews were called to a reserve between Lenne St and Howe St about 2.40
Mooroopna police Leading Senior Constable Glenn Gibson said neighbours reported seeing two boys, described as aged between 12 and 15, running from both scenes.
The fires were allegedly lit in dry grass in what are now considered suspicious circumstances due to their proximity and time frame in which they started.
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