Middle Ridge Man Charged with Arson

Home extensively damaged

Middle Ridge Man Charged with Arson

Police have charged a man with arson following a house fire in Middle Ridge yesterday afternoon.

Around 2.30pm, police and emergency services were called to the Banksdale Drive home to find it well alight.

After the blaze was extinguished, initial investigations revealed the fire to be suspicious and a crime scene was declared.

A 19-year-old male occupant of the home was arrested and charged with arson.

He will appear in the Toowoomba Magistrates Court today.

The home was extensively damaged by the fire, no one was injured.

 

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