29 Sep 2011

Man charged with arson over Coromandel fire

10:37 am on 29 September 2011

A 64-year old man has been charged with arson in relation to a house fire in the remote Coromandel Peninsula settlement of Kennedy Bay.

The Fire Service responded to a callout about 4.30am on Friday 23 September.

Police say a scene examination determined the fire was deliberately lit.

The accused, who is from Kennedy Bay, faces two charges of arson.