Man dies after fire at Parramatta

A man has died in hospital following a fire in Parramatta this morning.

Just before 2.45am (Monday 11 July 2022), emergency services were called to a unit on Campbell Street, following reports of a fire.

On arrival, officers attached to Parramatta Police Area Command found a third-floor unit well alight.

A 27-year-old man was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to Westmead hospital in a critical condition.

A 20-year-old man was treated at the scene for smoke inhalation and was taken to Westmead hospital in a stable condition.

The below units were evacuated as Fire and Rescue NSW officers extinguished the blaze.

Just after 5am today, the older man died in hospital.

An investigation into the incident has commenced; the cause of the fire is yet to be determined.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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