Police lay arson charge, Mango Hill

Police have charged a man following a house fire at Mango Hill yesterday afternoon.

Emergency services were called to Freshwater Creek Drive just after 4pm where they found a two storey house well alight.

Two people who were inside the residence at the time of the blaze escaped without injury.

The fire was extinguished however caused extensive damage to the home.

Police attended the scene and arrested a man a short time later at a location nearby.

A 31-year-old Kallangur man has been charged with arson and is due to appear in Pine River Magistrates Court tomorrow.

Investigations are continuing.

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