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Fire destroys Ringwood nightclub overnight

Police are investigating following a fire at a nightclub in Ringwood overnight. Emergency services were called to the venue on…

Police are investigating following a fire at a nightclub in Ringwood overnight.

Emergency services were called to the venue on Maroondah Highway following reports of the blaze about 2.45am.

When police arrived the property was fully engulfed in flames.

The circumstances surrounding the fire remain unclear at this stage and the cause is unknown.

A crime scene has been established and the area cordoned off while investigators process the scene.

Police are urging motorists to try and avoid the area as Maroondah Highway is blocked outbound and will be for some time.  

Investigators would like to hear from anyone who witnessed any unusual activity in the area in the lead up to the fire.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.

Leading Senior Constable Julie-Anne Newman

Media Officer

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