Update Thursday: An arson chemist and Victoria Police have attended the scene of a housefire this morning, as investigations to determine how the fire started continue.
Horsham Criminal Investigation Unit Detective Leading Senior Constable Neale Roberts said police did not believe anyone was in the house when the fire started, nor was anyone injured as a result of the fire.
Wednesday 6.30pm: Police are investigating, after a fire destroyed a rural property east of Dimboola on Wednesday afternoon.
A Country Fire Authority Spokesman said eight fire crews were called to the blaze on Dimboola East Road, between the Broung Highway and Old Minyip Road, at 3pm.
"Police were also notified to attend. It was under control as 4.22pm, and the fire was contained to the dwelling," he said.
"The incident is now with Victoria Police. Crews remained on the scene to do some overhauling, to ensure the site was safe enough for any further investigation and that there were no further flare-ups.
"The home was 100 per cent involved and destroyed by fire."
The spokesman could not say if anyone was in the building at the time.
Horsham Sergeant Steve Gray said police remained on the scene.
An Ambulance Victoria spokeswoman said paramedics were alerted to the incident just after 3.35pm, but had to been required to attend.
"It's looking like there are no patients," she said. "We haven't had to dispatch an ambulance."
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