An investigation is underway following a suspicious fire at a home in Muswellbrook yesterday.
About 8.30pm (Sunday 21 June 2020), emergency services were called to Dangar Place, after reports a house was alight.
Fire and Rescue NSW extinguished the blaze a short time later and the fire was contained to one room, which suffered extensive damage.
The occupant was not home at the time and no injuries were reported.
Officers attached to Hunter Valley Police District established a crime scene and commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the fire.
While the cause of the fire is yet to be determined, it has been deemed as suspicious.
Anyone who may have seen anything suspicious or who may have information, are urged to contact 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.