HOUSE FIRE: Forensic investigations under way at Casino
UPDATE, Friday, 10.45am: POLICE have confirmed the house destroyed in a fire at Casino on Anzac Day is suspicious.
Richmond Police District Duty Officer Acting Inspector Aaron Greenwood said police were currently investigating the cause.
"The fire looks suspicious and police are conducting a forensic investigation," he said.
"We are urging any members of the public who may have seen something to come forward."
However, he said he could not comment at this stage if an accelerant was used.
UPDATE 3pm: Casino Yorklea Rural Fire Brigade said despite best efforts from fire crews the Casino house was unfortunately lost to the flames.
"At about midday the brigade was paged to respond to assist Fire and Rescue NSW with a house fire in Casino. Both trucks attended along with multiple Fire and Rescue NSW appliances," they wrote on Facebook.
"Unfortunately the house was lost."
UPDATE 12.25pm: A FAMILY home in Dyraaba Street, Casino is fully engulfed by fire as multiple fire crews work to contain the fire.
There is a lot of smoke from the fire and the road is closed.
Ambulance crews are also on scene as fire crews work to undertake property protection work.
The fire appears to have jumped the railway line.
UPDATE 12.19pm: FIRES Near Me are reporting an out of control structure fire in Dyraaba Street, Casino.
Original story: EMERGENCY services are responding to reports of a house fire in Casino.
A firefighter from Lismore Fire station said crews are attending the fire in Casino.
The spokesman said they had sent a truck from Lismore to the scene and were waiting for more information.