Police investigate suspicious house fire – Western Region

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a house fire at Broken Hill at the weekend.

About 1.45pm on Saturday (17 October 2020), emergency services attended a property on Sulphide Street after reports of a fire.

On arrival officers found the unoccupied house alight.

The fire was extinguished by Fire and Rescue NSW; however, it caused significant damage.

Officers from Barrier Police District established a crime scene and commence inquiries to determine the cause of the fire, which is being treated as suspicious.

Anyone who may have information that could assist should contact police at Broken Hill Police Station, or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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