A police officer with his vest on. Photo: File
A police officer with his vest on. Photo: File

Girl, 13, charged with arson over Brisbane blaze

A 13-year-old girl has been charged with arson after a youth accommodation home was engulfed in flames on Monday afternoon.

Police allege the fire occurred at the top of the centre on Lorward Ave in Bardon, in Brisbane's inner west, around 3pm.

Everyone in the building was safely evacuated.

The building sustained substantial smoke, heat and water damage.

A 13-year-old Bardon girl is charged with one count of arson and will appear in the Brisbane Children's Court.


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