Police investigate suspicious fire at Lake Macquarie

NSW Police are investigating a suspicious fire that destroyed a Lake Street home at Lake Macquarie on Thursday afternoon.

Emergency services rushed to the scene at around 2.25pm to find the Blackalls Park home well-alight. 

Firefighters extinguished the fire, but the blaze caused significant damage to the property. No one was in the home at the time.

Officers from Lake Macquarie Local Area Command established a crime scene, and detectives are treating the fire as suspicious.

Anyone with information in relation to the incident is urged to contact CrimeStoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page.Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. Police have reminded the public that they should not report crime information via Police social media pages.