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Fire destroys Tatura East home

By Shepparton News

A suspicious fire has destroyed a Tatura East home, after flames engulfed the property this afternoon.

Located on a farming property along Ferguson Rd, CFA arrived on the scene at about 1.28pm to see the house was already fully involved.

Shepparton Brigade leading firefighter Tim Hunter said the fire was under control within 10 to 15 minutes, however the entire house was lost.

Shepparton Crime Investigation Unit detective senior constable Paul Van Emmerik said the cause of the fire is unknown and is currently under investigation.

He said the owners of the property were contacted and informed police there was no one currently living at the residence.

 Sen Const Van Emmerik said the property is currently being treated as a crime scene.

The Victoria Police Arson Squad will continue investigations tomorrow.