Police investigating fire at New Norfolk

Police are investigating after a fire was reported in Glebe Road, New Norfolk last night.

About 6.15pm emergency services responded to reports of a structure fire at an old church that was used for storage.

Tasmania Fire Service extinguished the fire and determined the fire to have been deliberately lit.

A/Inspector Richard Penney from Bridgewater Police said thankfully there were no occupants in the building at the time of the fire.

Anyone with information about the fire, or who saw suspicious activity in the area around the time is asked to contact Bridgewater Police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers Tasmania via crimestopperstas.com.au. You can do so anonymously.