POLICE established a crime scene around a house fire at Tootgarook, on Sunday 15 August. Emergency services were called to the blaze in Hillcrest Drive about 5pm.
The fire was said to have “extensively damaged two houses” in the street before being extinguished by CFA units. Police said the occupants of both houses escaped uninjured.
The exact circumstances of the fire are yet to be determined. Detectives from Somerville CIU were awaiting a fire investigator when contacted on Monday.
Anyone who saw the fire or with who has information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000 or make a report at crimestoppersvic.com.au