Police investigating Margate house fire

Police are investigating a fire in Margate yesterday afternoon which destroyed a house on the Channel Highway.

Around 4.35pm yesterday emergency services were called to the fire which had fully engulfed the house.

Multiple crews from the Tasmania Fire Service attended extinguished the blaze.
While the cause of the fire is undetermined there are no suspicious circumstances.

The house was significantly damaged with damage estimated to be around $350,000.

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