WOY WOY MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO STARTING BUSHFIRE

Woy Woy man, Jarrod James has pleaded guilty to deliberately lighting a fire in Brisbane Water National Park.

The blaze charred 150 square metres of bushland off Woy Woy road in the early hours of August 22.

The 27-year-old was arrested at the scene within minutes and was found covered in soot with a lighter.

James remains on bail and will front Gosford Local Court in October for sentencing.

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