A 24-year-old Timmins woman has been arrested and charged for a house fire.

On February 19th, a house on Balsam Street North caught fire, leaving it with significant structural damage.

Timmins Police Communications Coordinator Marc Depatie says the woman has been charged with one count of arson with disregard for human life.

Depatie says she has been released from custody and will appear in court on April 18th.