Arson charges, Woorabinda

Police have charged a 15-year-old boy with arson following a building fire at Woorabinda early this morning.

It will be alleged that at around 3am the boy deliberately lit a Munns Drive building on fire, causing the building to be completely destroyed.

Emergency services attended the scene and the fire was extinguished.

The building was unoccupied and no one was injured as a result of the fire.

A crime scene was established and police will continue to guard the scene today as investigations into the blaze continue.

A 15-year-old Woorabinda boy has been charged with one count each of arson and wilful damage. He will be dealt with under the provisions of the Youth Justice Act.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or 24hrs a day.

Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation working in partnership with the Queensland Police Service.

For all non-urgent police reporting or general police inquiries contact Policelink on 131 444 or 24hrs a day.

Central Region

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