Police investigate after house destroyed by fire in NSW

An investigation is under way to determine the cause of a fire which gutted a house in the NSW Hunter Region this morning.

Emergency services were called to the house ablaze on Holwell Circuit at Raymond Terrace at around 9.30am.

Crews arrived to find to find the dwelling “well alight”.


Firefighters from the NSW Fire and Rescue and NSW Rural Fire Service attended the scene.

Crews contained and extinguished the fire, but not before it caused extensive damage to the home’s interior.

An adjoining garage was also extensively damaged.

Minor damage was also caused to the outside of a neighbouring property.

Fortunately, no one was injured.

Police attended and established a crime scene.

Investigators are now working to determine the cause of the fire.