Residents of the Inner North were treated to a pyrotechnic show on Mt Ainslie last night as the firebug repeatedly lit fires on the slopes overlooking Canberra while firefighters (and one assumes police) stood at the top.
Now Mt Ainslie is a big place and as a teenager I played wide games (Scouts thing) against RMC cadets up there. I can tell you that even with, literally, an army, it doesn’t take much skill to slip unseen where you want to go and get out again. (albeit lighting a fire does definitively give away your position)
But to keep going back, over and over again, shows a really weird kind of crazy-brave. It’s going to be very interesting to see what the next trick is.
On the bright side it can only be a very short matter of time before the nutter is caught at this rate.
UPDATED: Spectra has sent in a pic from a fire on Mt Rogers last night, possibly started by the same busy miscreant.