CASINO FIRE: Police have arrested and charged a man, 33, for causing a fire in a residence at Casino on Monday March 8, 2021.
CASINO FIRE: Police have arrested and charged a man, 33, for causing a fire in a residence at Casino on Monday March 8, 2021.

Casino man charged over house fire

A Casino resident has been charged with a house fire which damaged a property in the town on Monday.

Richmond Police District Acting Inspector Claude Toscan said the man had been arrested after emergency services attended the blaze in William St, Casino on the afternoon of March 8, 2021.

"Police arrested a 33-year-old Casino man and charged him with fire damage to a property," he said.

"The man was refused bail to face Lismore Local Court."

Act Insp Toscan said the blaze seriously damaged the house which was fortunately unoccupied at the time.

"Police and emergency services attended the address as a result of a home being well alight but there was nobody in the home," he said.



Justice comes 12 years after $32,000 jewellery heist

Premium Content Justice comes 12 years after $32,000 jewellery heist

The man was identified several years after the offence through DNA

Neighbour ‘b****-slapped’ over COVID isolation

Premium Content Neighbour ‘b****-slapped’ over COVID isolation

Neighbour’s feud turns nasty during COVID 19 lockdown

Reality show would hurt  community on ‘life support’

Premium Content Reality show would hurt community on ‘life support’

Byron’s mayor has weighed in on concerns on new show