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Queenstown blaze deliberate

Police local

Police are appealing for information as they investigate a house fire in Queenstown believed to have been deliberately lit in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Shortly after 3am police and emergency services responded to reports of a house fire at 15 Nankivell Street in Queenstown.

The house was fully engulfed when crews arrived, causing an estimated $180,000 worth of damage.

No injuries were reported, however an examination of the scene has determined it was deliberately lit.

Police are urging anyone with information, including any suspicious activity in Queenstown around the time of the incident, to come forward.

Members of the public with any information about the matter are asked to contact Burnie CIB on 6477 7291 or Crime Stoppers anonymously on 1800 333 000.