Update re Suspicious Fire – 8 Pioneer Parade, Ravenswood

Launceston CIB is continuing to investigate a suspicious fire that has destroyed a home at 8 Pioneer Parade Ravenswood, that occurred about 11.30pm on Wednesday 21 November.


Police would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed, or who has knowledge of the identity of a man walking away from the residence at 8 Pioneer Parade at 8.30pm on Wednesday evening.  That person was seen walking towards Rosny Street and is described as being “tall and skinny” and wearing a khaki hoodie and matching pants.


Police are also seeking information to identify the occupants of a small black sedan, possibly a Hyundai, that was seen travelling along Rosny Street towards Warring Street at approximately 11.30pm, shortly before the fire was reported to police.


The cause of the fire has not been determined at this stage.


Anyone with information should contact Launceston CIB on 131444 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.