The outrageous glow pennyless out in a early hours of Wednesday in a encampment of Altenfelden and left usually charred stays of a building.
No one was spoiled in a blaze, that was battled by adult to 200 firemen.
“We found dual sources along a building’s outdoor walls… where unknown suspects are suspicion to have started a fire,” military pronounced in a statement, adding that investigations were ongoing.
The purported conflict happened dual weeks before 48 asylum-seekers were due to move in.
The Red Cross, that operates a centre, pronounced it was “shocked”.
“We will though lift out a avocation to assist people looking for assistance and will find out contention with a informal authorities in a entrance days to rebuild a centre as shortly as possible,” Red Cross boss Walter Aichinger said.
The organization estimates a indemnification to be around 300,000 euros ($335,000).
“We have no indications during all that people in a encampment were during all unhappy,” Red Cross orator Stefan Neubauer told AFP.
Austria has so distant been spared a fibre of arson attacks on refugee centres seen in beside Germany, though many people are unfortunate about the arrival final year of 90,000 asylum-seekers in Europe’s biggest migrant influx in decades.
Last week, military commandos arrested a suspected neo-Nazi who told friends he wanted to “kill all asylum-seekers”, recuperating several weapons and ammunition during his home.
In May, a claimant from a far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) came within a whisker of being inaugurated to a mostly rite though desired presidency, losing by only 31,026 votes to an ecologist independent.
This story has been updated to simulate acknowledgment of arson by police.