A fire in Canning Street was deliberately lit, a Tasmanian Fire Service investigation has concluded.
The fire took hold about 10.30pm on Sunday night and was put out quickly by the TFS.
There is extensive damage to the inside of the home and its contents.
However, the house is still standing.
Two rental tenants were living in the house but they were not at home at the time of the blaze.
The house was insured, it is understood.
Tasmania Police are investigating the alleged arson.
Anyone with information that could be relevant should call Launceston police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
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