House set ablaze during siege

A MAN has been arrested following a four hour siege in Hill Street that resulted in a house being set on fire.

Fire and police crews were called to the property, opposite Catherine McAuley Primary School, at 1.50am today.

On arrival the rear of the building was alight with smoke issuing from the door and roof of the premises.

Fire crews returned to the scene again this morning as the fire flared up.

Canobolas Local Area Command inspector David Harvey said the cause of the fire is under investigation.

A MAN has been arrested following a four hour siege in Hill Street that resulted in a house being set on fire

A MAN has been arrested following a four hour siege in Hill Street that resulted in a house being set on fire