Two people escape house fire unhurt

HOUSE FIRE: The house in Dowling Street was destroyed.
HOUSE FIRE: The house in Dowling Street was destroyed.

Two people escaped unhurt from a suspicious house fire in Dowling Street in Port Pirie.

Authorities were alerted to the blaze at 12.30am on Saturday. 

Reports have surfaced that the house was the target of fire-bombings at least twice before.

Police and fire crews were called to the home, but the property was destroyed at a loss of up to $250,000. 

Both police and Metropolitan Fire Service fire cause investigators attended the scene and have confirmed the fire to be suspicious. 

Anyone with any information about the fire is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online