The NSW Police Force has taken legal action against more than 180 people for bushfire-related offences since late last year.
Since Friday, November 8, 2019, legal action – which ranges from cautions through to criminal charges – has been taken against 183 people – including 40 juveniles – for 205 bushfire-related offences.
• 24 people have been charged over alleged deliberately-lit bushfires
• 53 people have had legal actions for allegedly failing to comply with a total fire ban, and
• 47 people have had legal actions for allegedly discarding a lighted cigarette or match on land.To order photos from this page click here