A TEENAGE boy has been charged over a fire which totally destroyed the office area at a sawmill in Bulahdelah.
The blaze, which occurred on 24 December, 2016, also caused considerable damage and disruption to the mill and its vehicles.
Following investigations, the 15-year-old boy was arrested and interviewed by police on 24 February.
He was charged with “destroying property in company by the use of fire”.
The boy was granted conditional bail to appear at Forster Children’s Court in March.
Police report inquiries into other persons, and other aspects of the fire are continuing.
Further charges are expected to be laid in the near future.