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BERRI MAN TO FACE COURT FOLLOWING BUSHFIRE

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A Berri man will face court today, after allegedly causing a bushfire yesterday.

At 5.30 yesterday afternoon Police & Fire crews were called to Bookpurnong Road at Gurra-Gurra following reports of a fire.

About twenty-one square meters of trees and vegetation was burnt before the fire was extinguished by MFS.

Police arrested a 43-year-old man from Berri at the scene

The man was charged with causing a bushfire and will appear in the Berri Magistrates Court today.

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