Investigations launched into Rokeby fire

August 17, 2022 3:46 am in by

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Tasmania Police are appealing to the public for information, after fire tore through a home on the Eastern Shore.

Tas Fire crews were called to a property on Duntroon Place in Rokeby at around 5.00pm last night, after reports of smoke billowing from the roof.

On arrival, a front storage area of the property had been destroyed but luckily, the fire was mostly contained to this area of the house.

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A 32-year-old Rokeby man was taken into police custody overnight, assisting with inquiries.

He has since been released while investigations into the cause of the blaze continue.

Anyone with information that may assist Police enquiries is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

You can remain anonymous.