Police investigate suspicious fire


By Jessica Anstice

Police and emergency services responded to reports of a fire in Pakenham on Friday.Investigators have been told the fire broke out in the shed of a property on Cameron Way about 1.15am.

The fire was contained to an external garage however two residents from the neighbouring property were also evacuated without incident.

The woman who was home at the time was also evacuated.

The cause of the fire is yet to be determined however police are treating it as suspicious and Arson Chemists attended the scene.

The investigation remains ongoing and anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at


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