Police charge teen after $1million fire damage to Llandilo house

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).

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