Wellard house fire suspicious

ARSON Squad detectives are investigating a suspicious fire at a Wellard house yesterday (September 8).

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services was called to the Duckpond Road property at 1.45pm. after the home owner noticed smoke coming from his house.

Damage to the house is estimated to be about $500,000.

Police would like to speak to anyone who may have seen anything suspicious in the area at the time. Call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.