A fire in Central Queensland this year
A fire in Central Queensland this year Rebecca Farquhar

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.



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