Moray wildfire: Man arrested and charged over major fire

A man has been arrested and charged following investigations into a major wildfire, it has been reported.

A man has been arrested in connection to a wildfire in Moray picture: JPI Media
A man has been arrested in connection to a wildfire in Moray picture: JPI Media

Flames ripped across gorse near the village of Kingston in Moray on Tuesday, 30 March.

Six appliances and a water carrier were called to tackle the blaze, which was described as “5m deep” at its worst, before it was extinguished later that evening.

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A 31-year-old man has since been arrested and charged in connection with the fire, the BBC reports, and a report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.

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