Fire Rescue Victoria (FRV) fire fighters responded to an incident in Edward Street, Altona North following several calls to Triple Zero at 7:58pm.
Fire crews arrived in seven minutes to find flames engulfing the roof and rear section of a single storey home.
Community advice was issued due to the large amount of smoke billowing from the home.
Fire fighters brought the fire under control by 8:40pm and remain on the scene to continue extinguishing hot spots.
The home was unoccupied and no injuries reported.
The cause of the fire has been deemed suspicious and Victoria Police have been informed.
Reviewed 22 June 2022