Appeal for information following suspicious fire - Yass

Monday, 22 May 2023 12:22:40 PM

Investigators are appealing for information after an old hotel was extensively damaged following a suspicious fire at Yass overnight.

About 2.00am (Monday 22 May 2023), emergency services were called to Comur Street, Yass, following reports of a fire.

Fire and Rescue NSW attended and extinguished the blaze; however, the building was extensively damaged, while one neighbouring property received water damage.

The property was vacant at the time and there were no reports of injuries.

Officers from The Hume Police District established a crime scene and commenced an investigation into the cause of the fire, which is being treated as suspicious.

As inquiries continue, anyone with information is urged to contact Yass 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. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.