Police charge man over arson – Kincumber

A man will face court today charged over an alleged arson attack earlier this month.

About 4.25am on Sunday 1 March 2020, emergency services were called to a home on Edmondson Crescent, Kincumber, to reports the property was well alight.

All five occupants inside the home at the time escaped without injury.

Fire and Rescue NSW crews extinguished the blaze a short time later.

Officers from Brisbane Water Police District attended and established a crime scene.

Following extensive inquiries, police arrested a 48-year-old man at a Kincumber home on Monday 16 March 2020.

He was taken to Woy Woy Police Station and charged with destroy/damage property with intent to endanger life and damage property by fire/explosive with intent to injure.

He was granted conditional bail to face Gosford Local Court today (Tuesday 24 March 2020).

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