One man critical, suspicious house fire Wellington near Dubbo

Investigations continue into the circumstances surrounding a house fire at Wellington, where one man remains in a critical condition in hospital.

Shortly after 5pm (Thursday 27 June 2019), officers from Orana-Mid Western Police District were called to a home on Glasson Street, following reports a house was well alight.

Fire fighters attended and extinguished the blaze.

A 52-year-old man suffered serious burns. He was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to Wellington District Hospital where he was later airlifted to Concord Hospital in a critical condition.

A 46-year-old man was later located at another Wellington residence where he was also treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to Dubbo Base Hospital for treatment.

A crime scene was established, and police believe the fire was deliberately lit.

As investigations continue, anyone with information about the incident is urged to come forward.

Anyone with information or dash-cam footage relating to 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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