Suspicious fire, Newtown

A man has been charged after a home was damaged by fire in Newtown.

Police and emergency services were called to a home that was ablaze on Bernard Street

No one was inside at the time.

Initial investigations by the Toowoomba Criminal Investigation Branch indicated that the fire was deliberately lit.

A 38-year-old Toowoomba man has since been charged with endangering property by fire.

He is expected to appear in Toowoomba Magistrates Court.

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Source: QLD Police