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.