A MAN has been charged after a house fire in Mandurah last night.
Neighbours heard noises coming from a vacant house on George Street at about 9pm and observed the premises on fire.
Emergency services were called and police investigated.
While police were there, a 40-year-old man allegedly attempted to enter the premises and was charged with unlawful entry to a protected forensic area and will appear in Mandurah Magistrates Court on September 15.
Anyone who can assist in this investigation is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.