Police Are Guarding Hugh Street Home After Attempted Arson Attack

Investigations are continuing


Carley Whittington

21 May 2019

Carley Whittington

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Townsville firies have been called this morning to an attempted arson attack at a house on the corner of Palmerston and Hugh Street. 

It's believed that a mattress was set alight at the property, but the flames were extinguished before extensive damage took over.  

A 42-year-old has been charged with attempted arson and will be in court this morning.

Police will continue to guard the scene.

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