Update - Pergola fire in Dunlop

The fire has been extinguished and crews are conducting mopping up operations.

There was no one home at the time of the incident.

The fire extended slightly into the roof space of the single level home but was brought under control quickly by firefighters.

The entertainment area under the pergola was extensively damaged.

The damage bill is estimated at $20,000.

Investigations into the cause are now underway.