Police investigate home gutted by fire in Bethania

POLICE are investigating after a fire caused extensive damage to a home at Bethania early this morning.

Initial investigations indicate the fire started at the Glastonbury Drive home sometime after midnight and was discovered around 3am when the occupants returned home.

No one was in the home at the time of the fire.

The cause of the fire has not yet been determined but police are treating it as suspicious, and are appealing for anyone who may have seen anything suspicious around the time of the fire to contact Crimestoppers.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.

 


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Bushfire reported near Glen Esk

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Newly planted trees stolen straight out of soil in parklands

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UPDATE: Fire sweeps through estimated 3000 hectares

UPDATE: Fire sweeps through estimated 3000 hectares

The fire is still burning, now hitting an estimated 3000 hectares

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