Illawarra Mercury
Wednesday, 6 December 2023

Man wanted for lighting 15 fires in Wollongong on October 12, 2023

Angela Thompson
Updated October 13 2023 - 9:24am, first published October 12 2023 - 9:44pm

Police are on the hunt for a firebug who lit 15 separate blazes in Wollongong overnight, including several at occupied homes.

Angela Thompson

Angela Thompson


Proudly Illawarra Mercury since 2008; these days covering crime and justice issues. UOW alum. Thrilled by the chase and sobered by some of the things I see and hear when I stand still - sometimes in the same day.

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