Man accused of arson after Qld house blaze

A Queensland man has been charged with arson after allegedly setting fire to his house near Toowoomba.

Emergency services attended the Banksdale Drive home in Middle Ridge and found it well alight about 2.30pm on Thursday, Queensland Police said in a statement.

The 19-year-old male occupant of the home was charged with arson and is due to appear at Toowoomba Magistrates Court on Friday.

The home was extensively damaged by the fire and no one was injured.