Suspicious House Fire Devonport

On Saturday 17 December 2011 at approximately 12.50pm police were called to attend a structure fire in Berrigan Road, Devonport.

Upon attendance of police and Tasmania Fire Service the garage of the residence was well alight.  All occupants of the residence were out of the house and no one was injured.

The garage was used for storage and it is estimated that damage to property and the structure of the house is between $50,000 and $100,000.

The house was insured.

An investigation into the fire has been conducted and police are treating it as suspicious. 

Police urge anyone who witnessed any suspicious behaviour around the Berrigan Road area or who have any information that they believe will assist with the investigation to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or the Devonport Police Station on 03 6421 7511.

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