| International News | Saturday January 12 2013 11:18
Two boys have been charged with starting a grass fire on the side of the M5 motorway in Sydney's southwest.
The boys, aged 12 and 17, were arrested after being spotted near the fire off the M5 at Eagle Vale yesterday afternoon.
The 17-year-old has been charged with three counts of causing a fire and being reckless to its spread, while the younger boy has been charged with two counts of the same offence.
The older boy has been refused bail to appear in the Campbelltown Children's Court today.
The younger boy is on bail to front court in February.
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