Man, 61, charged with ar­son

The Morning Bulletin - - ON THE RECORD -

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.

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