Youth to be proceeded against over Somerset house fire

A youth will be proceeded against in relation to a deliberately lit fire at a Somerset house on 17 November.

The fire destroyed the house with an estimated value of $300,000.

The youth will be proceeded against under the Youth Justice Act in relation to one count of Arson.

As part of the ongoing investigation, police would like to speak to anyone with further information in relation to the fire. Information can be provided to Burnie CIB on 6477 7291 or Crime Stoppers anonymously on 1800 333 000.