A teenage girl has been charged after a house was destroyed by fire in Sydney’s west yesterday.
Emergency services were called to Fifth Avenue, Llandilo, about 3.30pm (Sunday 5 July 2020), where they found a home well alight.
The blaze was extinguished by Fire and Rescue NSW; however, the home was destroyed, with the damage valued at $1million.
No injuries were reported.
Officers from Nepean Police Area Command established a crime scene and commenced an investigation into the fire.
A 15-year-old girl was arrested at the scene just after 4pm and taken to Penrith Police Station.
Detectives have charged the girl with damage property by fire more than $15000 (DV) and destroy or damage property (between $2000 and $5000).
The girl was refused bail to appear before a Children’s Court today (Monday 6 July 2020).