27 Jan 2009

Arson charge follows Palmerston North fire

9:12 am on 27 January 2009

A man has been charged with arson following a house fire in Palmerston North.

Fire crews were called to a flat on Ruahine Street at about 6pm on Monday.

Police say the flat's tenant was pulled out of the burning home, and has been arrested and charged with arson.