Tasmania Police are investigating after a deliberately lit fire destroyed a unit at Rutherglen Road, Hadspen on Saturday night.
The Tasmanian Fire Service was called to the blaze about 5am Saturday morning after receiving a triple zero call.
When crews arrived the unit was engulfed in flames. The blaze took about 40 minutes to control with no damage to other properties.
IN OTHER NEWS:
A TFS investigation after the blaze was put out concluded that the fire was deliberately lit.
Launceston CIB will now investigate the fire which caused about $300,000 in damage to the unit.
No one was in the house at the time of the fire and no injuries have been reported.
Anyone with information about the fire should contact police on 131 444 or alternatively to submit information anonymously through Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Sign up to one of our newsletters: