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UPDATE: Police Arrest Hills Woman Following House Fire

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UPDATE at 2:30pm - Police have arrested a Mount Barker woman following an investigation into a house fire.

Police, paramedics and fire crews responded to reports of a house fire in Thiele Avenue around 8.20am this morning (Friday 22 May).

Fire crews were able to contain the blaze which started in the bedroom however the house sustained significant damage.

Fire cause investigators attended the scene to determine the cause of the fire.

Hills Fleurieu Police have arrested the occupant, a 32-year-old woman, and charged her with arson.  She was granted bail to appear in the Mount Barker Magistrates Court on 12 June.

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