A man is in custody after allegedly setting fire to a Tumut property after a domestic dispute.
Emergency services were called to Lambie Street in Tumut around 4.50am on Monday, where they discovered a shed at the rear of a house was on fire.
The blaze was extinguished and officers from the Riverina Police District established a crime scene at the premises.
A 46-year-old man, who police said is known to the residents of the property, was arrested and taken to Tumut police station.
Officers allegedly found a lighter concealed within the man's clothing.
He was then charged with intimidation and damaging property by fire.
He will face Young Local Court on Tuesday after being refused bail.
Anyone who may have witnessed an altercation in the area in the 24 hours prior is urged to contact Tumut police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.