Woman to face court for house fire

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A 33-year-old woman will face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Thursday, 11 October 2018), charged with arson.

On Thursday 7 June 2018, ACT Fire & Rescue attended Hurley Street, Mawson, in response to reports of a house fire.          

ACT Fire & Rescue attended and extinguished the blaze. The fire was deemed suspicious and referred to police for further investigation.

Police located and arrested the woman in Campbell yesterday afternoon. She was wanted in relation to this matter and also had an outstanding warrant.

During June 2018, police issued two calls for witnesses in relation to the fire and would like to thank the public for their assistance.  

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