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Police investigate suspicious fire - Hunter Valley

Saturday, 05 June 2021 06:19:45 PM

An investigation is underway after two buildings were destroyed by fire in the Hunter Valley overnight.

About 10.20pm yesterday (Friday 4 June 2021), emergency services responded to reports of a fire on a property in Morpeth Road, Morpeth.

Officers attached to Port Stephens-Hunter Police District attended and established a crime scene; the blaze was extinguished by NSW Fire and Rescue.

Two buildings on the property were destroyed in the fire, while another was badly damaged.

All buildings were unoccupied at the time.

At this stage the cause of the fire is unknown; however, it is being treated as suspicious.

As investigations continue, anyone with information is urged to contact Port Stephens-Hunter 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.