Police say a house fire in Eaglehawk on Friday is not believed to have been deliberately lit.
Investigations into the fire are still ongoing.
Police have encouraged anyone with information to call the Bendigo Police Station on 5448 1300.
A MAN is assisting police with their inquires into a house fire in Eaglehawk.
Emergency services were called to the scene at 1.45pm today to find a house in Sovereign Court fully engulfed in flames.
Bendigo Police Sergeant Mick Delaney said no occupants were in the house and the CFA did good work to contain the blaze to one house.
He said authorities are treating the fire as suspicious.
"Fortunately, no occupants were in the house when we arrived," Sergeant Delaney said. "Extensive damage has been caused to the house.
"We believe the fire started in the main bedroom of the unit but we don't know how it started. We have one male aged in his mid-40s assisting us with inquiries.
"If anyone in the area did see something suspicious between 1.30pm and 1.45pm when incident occurred, they can contact Bendigo Police."
Sergeant Delaney said there were no injuries as a result of the fire.
"A male and female in the vicinity of the house have been seen by ambulance members but have been cleared," he said.
"Because of the good work of the CFA, we haven't had to evacuate any other houses but we do warn other residents that it will be smokey in the area for the next few hours."
Fire crews are packing up after putting out the fire.
Detectives have arrived on scene and officers have been cordoning off the area.
Police are talking to neighbours and the court remains blocked to traffic.
Crews are attending a house fire in the Bendigo suburb of Eaglehawk.
The fire broke out at the property on Sovereign Court about 1pm on Friday.
The fire has been listed as under control.
There are four fire trucks on scene, along with several police units and an ambulance.
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