A GOLD Coast home has been extensively damaged by fire and a Toowoomba man charged overnight.
About 9.15pm a fire engulfed The Panorama, at Tallai, home. No one was in the property at the time.
Police located a man near the scene who had allegedly stolen property from the house in his possession.
A 22-year-old man from Toowoomba has been charged with enter premises to commit an indictable offence.
He is due to face Southport Magistrates Court this morning.
Investigations are continuing.
Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.