Unoccupied house destroyed by fire
POLICE are investigating whether a fire that claimed a Hamilton property on Wednesday morning was deliberately lit.
Hamilton Police sergeant, Chris Thomson said police were treating the fire at a Petschels Lane property as suspicious, with investigators called in to determine how it started.
“Police and the CFA received the call at 2.39am and when they arrived, the property was well alight,” he said.
“It was an unoccupied house … we’re not sure how it started yet, but we are treating it as suspicious considering the circumstances.”