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Investigations underway following housefire - Far South Coast

Monday, 24 May 2021 03:06:57 PM

Police are investigating following a housefire on the state’s Far South Coast.

About 4am yesterday (Sunday 23 May 2021), emergency services were called to Stringybark Place, Millingandi, near Merimbula, following reports of a fire.

Fire and Rescue and Rural Fire Service attended and extinguished the blaze.

The home, which was under renovation at the time, was extensively damaged.

The sole occupant – a 34-year-old man – was not injured.

The cause of the fire is yet to be determined; however, it is being treated as suspicious.

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