Suspicious unit fire – Muswellbrook 

Police are investigating a suspicious fire in the state’s Upper Hunter overnight.

About 7.45pm (Tuesday 17 May 2022), emergency services were called to a unit on Tindale Street, Muswellbrook, following reports the unit was well alight.

Crews from Fire and Rescue NSW extinguished the blaze a short time later.

A 41-year-old woman was assessed at the scene for smoke inhalation, however declined hospital treatment.

The unit was significantly damaged, however no other units were affected and no one was injured during the fire.

Officers attached to Hunter Valley Police District established a crime scene, which was held overnight.

An investigation is underway into the circumstances surrounding the blaze, which is being treated as suspicious.

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