The house fire in Wulkuraka.
The house fire in Wulkuraka.

Teenager charged over fire

POLICE have charged a 19-year-old man with arson following their investigation into a house fire at Wulkuraka.

The vacant timber home in Arnold Street was gutted in the blaze, which began after midnight Thursday.

Witnesses said they called police earlier that night after a group of about six people were seen acting suspiciously at the house.

Police arrested and charged the accused man, from Jimboomba, on Thursday afternoon.

He will face Ipswich Magistrates Court next month.



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