Boy charged with arson spree in NSW

A boy has been charged with allegedly going on an arson spree in northern NSW.

Emergency services were called to a fire at a school's playground equipment in Grafton at about midnight on November 28 and, in the early hours of November 29, received another call about playground equipment alight at a nearby park.

The blaze was eventually extinguished but the playground equipment was destroyed, police said.

Another fire was lit at a shed on Monday.

Following an investigation, a 12-year-old boy was arrested on Thursday and charged with destroying property by fire in company and trespass.

He was given strict bail conditions to appear at a children's court at a later date.

Another boy will be cautioned for destroy property by fire in company and trespass.

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