Balcatta townhouse destroyed by fire

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A FIRE has razed a Department of Housing property in Balcatta overnight.

Fire crews were called to the townhouse on Barker Street about midnight.

The property was destroyed but it did not spread to neighbouring homes.

It took the crew about 20 minutes to bring it under control.

Department of Fire and Emergency Services investigators will investigate the cause of the fire this morning.