Thieves caused a bushfire in Lower Chittering yesterday after they set fire to a stolen car.
The offenders broke into a property on Jenjoda Road by smashing a window some time between January 16 and January 20 and stole a container of fuel.
Police found the stolen Toyota Hilux about 1km from the property.The car had been burnt out and surrounding scrubland had caught fire, burning about 6ha of bush.
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