Police are investigating following a townhouse fire that claimed the life of a man in Point Cook this morning.
Emergency services were called to Totem Way to reports of a house fire which had spread to nearby residences about 3.40am on Wednesday.
One townhouse was destroyed by the blaze and two others damaged.
Sadly, a yet to be identified man was located deceased inside the destroyed townhouse.
The cause of the fire is yet to be determined and an arson chemist is attending the scene.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.