Police launch investigation into suspicious fire – Warrawong

Police are appealing for information after a suspicious house fire in the Illawarra earlier this year.

About 2.35am (Sunday 31 January 2021), emergency services were called to Wegit Way, Warrawong, following reports of a fire.

NSW Rural Fire Service attended and extinguished the blaze.

Officers from Lake Illawarra Police District established a crime scene and commenced inquiries.

The townhouse sustained serious structural damage in the fire, which is being treated as suspicious

No one was at home at the time of the incident.

A dark-coloured vehicle was also seen in the vicinity of the incident. Police would like to speak with the occupants of the vehicle.

As inquiries continue anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact Lake Illawarra Police or contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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