House Set Alight in Whyalla

police news

A man has been arrested after a house fire in Whyalla.

At about 3.40 am Monday morning 7 October patrols and fire crews were called to a house in Havelberg Street, after reports that a woman’s house had been set alight.

It is believed that the house was unoccupied at the time, and there were no reports of any injuries.

Further investigations led police to a nearby property where a man known to the victim was arrested.

The 22-year-old man from Whyalla Stuart will face numerous charges including arson and property damage.

He will be refused bail to appear in the Whyalla Magistrates Court