Two teens charged for lighting fires

EAST Gippsland Crime Investigation Unit detectives have charged two teenagers in relation to a series of deliberately lit fires.

The fires were lit in scrubland in the vicinity of Eastern Beach, Lakes Entrance, between February and March.

A 14-year-old girl and 16-year-old boy have been arrested regarding the fires and have been charged with arson.

The pair have been bailed to appear at a children’s court at a later date.