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Appeal for information after houseboat destroyed by fire - Moama

Thursday, 01 September 2022 09:54:45 AM

Police are investigating after a houseboat was destroyed by fire in the state’s south yesterday.

About 2.50am (Wednesday 31 August 2022), emergency services were called to the Murray River, Moama, following reports a houseboat was on fire.

Upon arrival, the moored three-storey houseboat was found fully engulfed in flames.

Firefighters from Victoria extinguished the blaze however, the houseboat was completely destroyed.

No one was on board at the time; there are no reports of injuries.

Officers attached to Murray River Police District have commenced inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the fire, with the cause yet to be determined.

Anyone with information is urged to come forward and call Moama Police on (03) 5482 0099 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.