Police investigate deliberately lit house fire in Rocherlea

Police are investigating a house fire on Cupania Street, Rocherlea this morning which caused around $80,000 worth of damage to the property.

Around 5:30am, multiple crews from Tasmania Fire Service attended the scene and quickly extinguished the fire, however the house suffered serious damage estimated at $80,000. The house was unoccupied at the time. No other houses were damaged.

A fire scene examination conducted by the Tasmania Fire Service has determined the fire was deliberately lit.

Anyone with information in relation to the fire is asked to contact Tasmania Police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at crimestopperstas.com.au or phone 1800 333 000.