Investigations commenced after house fire – South Penrith

A crime scene has been established after a house was found well alight in South Penrith today.

Emergency services were called to the home on Payne Street about 3.45pm (Saturday 19 October 2019), after reports a home was engulfed in flames.

On arrival police and fire officers cleared the home; two occupants escaped without injury.

A full investigation into the cause of the fire is now underway by detectives from Nepean Police Area Command.

At this stage it does not appear suspicious.

Anyone with information that may assist should contact Nepean Police Area Command, or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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