POLICE are investigating a large building fire at Canterbury overnight.
Emergency services were called to Broughton Street, just after 2am (Thursday, May 17) where they found the abandoned factory well alight.
The fire was extinguished by Fire & Rescue NSW, but the building suffered significant damage.
It is not believed anyone was in the building at the time of the incident.
Crime scene officers hope to examine the site later today and Burwood Police Area Command are conducting inquiries.
The cause of the fire is not known at this time and police urge any person who has information which could assist investigators to come forward.
Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/ Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence.