A Kingaroy man has been charged by police following an investigation into nine fires.
A Kingaroy man has been charged by police following an investigation into nine fires. Alistair Brightman

Man charged over nine Kingaroy fires

A 26 year-old Kingaroy man has been charged by police following an investigation into nine fires lit on vacant land in Kingaroy.

It will be alleged that between August 3 and August 18, nine fires were lit on vacant land in Oasis Drive.

The fires threatened nearby fences and property however were promptly extinguished by emergency services.

No one was injured during the incidents.

On August 19, a search warrant was executed at an address in Roberta Street where the Kingaroy man was located and arrested.

The man is charged with nine counts of endangering particular property by fire and will appear in the Kingaroy Magistrates Court on September 17.

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