Human remains found in Traralgon house fire

POLICE have discovered human remains in a house fire in Hicox Street, Traralgon, which was reported at 4.25am on Thursday.

According to Police Media, detectives found the human remains in the property 12 hours later.

Investigators are in the midst of identifying the remains and say the cause of the fire is under investigation, but is not believed to be suspicious at this time.

The 150 year-old homestead was completely destroyed in the fire.

Latrobe Criminal Investigation Unit and the Arson and Explosives Squad detectives are investigating the matter.

Witnesses to the fire, or anyone with information should phone Latrobe CIU on 5131 5000 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.