Kingston house burns, man arrested

Police have arrested a man following a suspicious fire at Kingston SE overnight.

Just after 8.30pm on Saturday, April 14, patrols from Robe, Beachport and Millicent along with CFS crews were called to Watson Street after reports of a house on fire.

There were initial fears someone may have been inside at the time, but thankfully that was not the case.

A 23-year-old from Kingston SE, who was located nearby, was arrested and has been charged him with arson. He has been refused bail and will appear in the Mount Gambier Magistrates Court tomorrow.

The house was completely destroyed and damage is estimated at around $200,000.

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