A woman will appear in court next month after a suspicious fire in Alstonville last year.
Shortly before 1.30am on 2 November 2018, emergency services were called to a business on Main Street, Alstonville, following reports of a fire.
Firefighters attended and extinguished the blaze. No one was injured during the incident.
The business sustained in excess of $160,000 in damages.
Officers from Richmond Police District attended and commenced investigations into the circumstances surrounding the incident.
About 10.20am (Wednesday 16 January 2019) officers from Richmond Police District arrested a 50-year-old Alstonville woman at her home address.
She was taken to Ballina Police Station where she was charged with damaging a property by fire.
She was granted conditional bail to appeal at Ballina Local Court on Thursday 21 February 2019.