Police appeal after suspicious house fire at Albury

An investigation is underway following a suspicious house fire in the state’s south overnight.

About 6.30pm (Wednesday 12 August 2020), emergency services were called to a home on Kiama Street, in the Albury suburb of Springdale Heights, following reports of a fire.

Fire and Rescue NSW attended and extinguished the blaze, which destroyed the home.

No one was home at the time and no injuries have been reported.

Officers attached to Murray River Police District established a crime scene and commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Initial inquires suggest the fire may have been deliberately lit.

Investigators are appealing for anyone with information to contact police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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.

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