Arson accused missed court as he was still in hospital
A MAN accused of deliberately lighting a fire at Bouldercombe on Saturday morning was still in hospital when his matters were mentioned in court yesterday.
The 27-year-old Rockhampton man allegedly lit a grass fire beside the Burnett Highway about 11.30am.
He was arrested following information from the public.
The Rural Fire Brigade, police and community members worked together to extinguish the fire.