Police treating fire as suspicious at vacant building at Kurri Kurri

Police are investigating after a suspicious fire at a building in Kurri Kurri overnight.

About 8.15pm (Wednesday 3 March 2021), emergency services were called to an abandoned building on Lang Street, Kurri Kurri, following reports the structure was well alight.

Crews from Fire and Rescue New South Wales attended and extinguished the blaze about two hours later.

Officers from Hunter Valley Police District attended and established a crime scene, which has been held overnight.

An investigation has been launched into the circumstances surrounding the cause of the fire.

Anyone with information or who may have seen or heard anything in the near vicinity between 7.30pm and 8.30pm last night is urged 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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