Man charged with arson
ARSON Squad officers have charged a 34-year-old man over a house fire in Mt Helena on Friday night.
It will be alleged the man, who lives at the Alice Road house, set fire to the carport of the property. The fire then spread to the house and surrounding bushland. The fire caused $500,000 damage.
The man was taken to RPH for injuries from the incident.
He has been charged with criminal damage by fire.