Man charged after fire in Penrith

A man has been charged after he allegedly caused a fire in Penrith earlier this year, NSW Police say.

On the evening of Thursday 8 June 2017, emergency services were called to a fire at a local government building on the corner of Henry and Castlereagh Streets.

Officers from Fire & Rescue NSW attended and extinguished the blaze, which caused extensive damage.

Following an investigation, detectives from Penrith Local Area Command attended a home in St Clair today, and arrested a 20-year-old man.

He was taken to Penrith Police Station and charged with damage property by fire.

The man was granted conditional bail to appear at Penrith Local Court on Tuesday 14 November 2017.

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