Arson arrest at Modbury Heights, SA

A man has been arrested after allegedly setting fire to his own house in Modbury Heights last night, according to SA Police.

Police will allege that about 9.30pm on Tuesday, 3 October police and MFS crews were called to a house in Brunel Drive after reports of a house fire.

Fire crews extinguished the blaze, which caused extensive damage to the house. There were no reports of any injuries.

The occupant, a 40-year-old man was arrested at the scene and charged with arson. He was refused bail and will appear in the Elizabeth Magistrates Court today.

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