Fire in Richlands destroys house

A HOUSE on Pine Road at Richlands has been destroyed by fire overnight.

Initial information suggests the blaze started shortly before midnight causing substantial damage to the property which was vacant.

The fire is being treated as suspicious with Scientific and Forensic Officers expected to examine the scene later today.

Police investigations are continuing.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.