Police are investigating a suspicious unit fire in the Illawarra region this morning.
About 3.20am (Monday 16 September 2019), emergency services were called to a unit block on Northcliffe Drive in Warrawong – near Port Kembla – after a man was woken by a smoke alarm to find his front door well alight.
Officers attached to Lake Illawarra Police District attended, along with Fire and Rescue NSW, who extinguished the blaze.
A crime scene was established and an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the fire commenced.
No injuries were reported, and evacuations were not necessary.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.