A suspicious fire tore through and destroyed a two-storey home on Eldon St in Berserker in the early hours of Thursday morning.
A suspicious fire tore through and destroyed a two-storey home on Eldon St in Berserker in the early hours of Thursday morning.

Man charged with arson after fire destroys house

4.45pm: A 50-YEAR-OLD man has been charged in relation to a house fire in North Rockhampton last month.

Police charged the Rockhampton man with one count of arson this afternoon.

He is due to appear in Rockhampton Magistrates Court tomorrow.

 

 

1.30pm: A 50-YEAR-OLD Rockhampton man has been arrested in relation to a house fire last month.

Rockhampton police took the man into custody this morning with arson charges expected to be laid today in relation to a house fire on Eldon Street, Berserker, on February 8.

The man had assisted police with their investigations immediately after the fire destroyed the North Rockhampton house about 1.30am.

Firefighters worked for four hours that night before leaving the scene in the hands of Queensland Police Service officers.

The fire was "well involved" upon their arrival.



72 Hours across the region

72 Hours across the region

Check out what's happening over the weekend.

Rocky rate debt auctions raise over $720K

premium_icon Rocky rate debt auctions raise over $720K

Over 100 bargain hunters turned up at the council-run auction

Missing mini bar items lead police to meth, cash stash

premium_icon Missing mini bar items lead police to meth, cash stash

Bodycam footage: Police find drugs and cash in Rockhampton man's car

Local Partners