Arson Squad Investigate Fatal Fire In Sunshine North

Arson and Explosives Squad detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal fire in Sunshine North this morning.

Emergency services were called to a panel shop on fire at Bunnett Street just after 4am.

The fire spread to a building behind the panel shop in Marshall Street where two people were sleeping inside at the time.

Tragically, they died at the scene and are yet to be formally identified.

Detectives believe the fire is a targeted attack and the deceased are not associated with the panel shop business.

At this stage the fire is not believed to be linked to any other recent fires or Operation Lunar and the investigation continues to determine the cause of the fire.

Any witnesses or anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or

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