A crime scene has been established following a suspicious fire at a Sebastopol house overnight.
Fire investigators will today inspect the Wilsons Lane house after the fire, which broke out between 11pm and midnight.
The fire was contained to the rear of the property and was only minor.
However, police say the cause is suspicious and believe it might have been potentially lit.
There was nobody injured in the incident.
Any witnesses or anybody with information is asked to contact the Ballarat Police Station on 5336 6000.
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