Police appeal after fire at disused hospital at Goulburn

Police are appealing for public assistance following a large structural fire at a disused hospital in the state’s Southern Tablelands at the weekend.

About 4.45pm on Saturday (16 October 2021), emergency services were called to a hospital at Taralga Road, Goulburn, following reports of a fire within a building on site.

Fire & Rescue NSW attended and after five hours, successfully extinguished the blaze.

The building was completely destroyed, with the damage valued at more than $500,000.

The hospital was unoccupied at the time and no injuries have been reported.

Officers from The Hume Police District established a crime scene and commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the fire.

As inquiries continue, police are appealing for anyone with information, as well as dashcam or CCTV footage from the area, to come forward.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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