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POLICE are investigating a fire, which broke out in a townhouse in Queanbeyan this morning (August 9).
At about 9.20am officers travelling on Broughton Street when they noticed smoke coming from the townhouse.
They were met by Fire & Rescue NSW officers who had started extinguishing the fire.
A crime scene has been established while officers work to determine the cause.
A number of surrounding residents were evacuated as a precaution.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333000 or nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.