Teenage girl charged after house fire on Bundarra Road, Armidale

File photo.
File photo.

 A teenage girl has been charged after she allegedly set a property on fire on Bundarra Road last night.

Emergency services were called to the Invergowrie property, about 20 kilometres west of Armidale, after reports of the blaze at about 8.40pm  on Tuesday (May 15).

The fire was extinguished by Fire and Rescue NSW but the house was extensively damaged.

Police were told the 14-year-old girl allegedly assaulted two people and damaged two vehicles at the property, before starting the fire.

The girl was arrested at the scene by officers from the New England Police District and taken to Armidale Police Station.

She was charged with three counts of common assault, two counts of malicious damage to motor vehicle and damage property by fire.

The girl was granted bail and will appear at a children’s court on Thursday, June 7.