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Dogs die in alleged arson

Woman to appear in court today.

STAFF REPORTER

Arson Squad detectives have charged a 25 year old woman after a fire at her home killed two dogs late last night.

Police spokeswoman Susan Usher said emergency services were called to the two storey unit in Daly Street, Belmont about 10:25pm after reports of a fire in the unit.

The woman received minor burns and was treated at Fiona Stanley Hospital.

Ms Usher said two dogs in the unit died in the fire.

The Belmont woman has been charged with criminal damage by fire, endangering the life, health or safety of a person and causing unnecessary harm to an animal.

She is due to appear in Perth Magistrates Court today.

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