Allan Reinikka

House destroyed by fire

A HOUSE was destroyed by fire at Teven overnight.

Emergency services were called to the home on Teven Rd about 2am this morning and found the house well alight.

Firefighters eventually put out the blaze but were unable to save the house.

Richmond Local Area Command duty officer Inspector Nicole Bruce said nobody was in the house at the time of the fire.

"The occupant of the house was not hurt as they were overseas at the time," she said.

Insp Bruce said officers from the forensic services group were at the house this morning trying to determine the cause of the blaze.

Anyone with any information on the fire is urged to call Ballina police on 6681 8699 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.



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