Man, 61, charged with arson
A 61-year-old man has been charged with arson after he allegedly set fire to a Yeppoon home on the weekend.
Emergency services were called to a home in Yearsley Grove, Pacific Heights at 10.34pm on Saturday night to reports of a fire.
Police said the house was “not severely damaged”.
The fire was contained to a lower level storage area.
The man appeared in Rockhampton Magistrates Court yesterday where the matters were adjourned for a bail address check and a brief of evidence was ordered.
He is due to appear in court again today.