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House fire - Chester Hill

Wednesday, 12 July 2017 11:33:45 AM

Police are investigating the cause of a fire which damaged a house in Chester Hill this morning.

Fire & Rescue NSW were called to Barbers Road about 3am (Wednesday 12 July 2017), to find a home well-alight. Six people living in the home escaped without injury.

Fire-fighters contained the blaze to the rear of the building; however, the fire is estimated to have caused $250,000 damage.

A crime scene has been established at the site and is being examined.

The cause of the fire is yet to be determined.

Anyone with information about the fire is urged to contact Bankstown Police or Crime Stoppers.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.