Fire at Allgoods – Formby Road, Devonport
Shortly before midnight on Friday 2 March 2018, reports were received of a fire at the Allgoods store on Formby Road, Devonport.
Members of Tasmania Police and Tasmania Fire Service attended.
On arrival the building was fully engulfed in flames and totally destroyed.
A neighbouring property also sustained minor damage.
Due to the intensity and size of the fire residents of nearby houses were evacuated as a precaution, however no injuries were reported.
A fire scene watch was established and enquiries regarding the cause of the fire are continuing.
Damage to the building and stock is estimated at $2.5 milliion.
Police are appealing to anyone that witnessed the fire or observed fireworks going off in the area to call 131444, Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at crimestopperstas.com.au