Appeal for information after house fire - Yarrie Lake

Sunday, 30 April 2023 11:06:37 PM

Police are appealing for information following a suspicious house fire in the states west.

About 3.30am (Saturday 29 April 2023), emergency services were called to a rural property on Forest Way, Yarrie Lake, about 35kms west of Narrabri, following reports of a house fire.

Officers attached to Oxley Police District arrived and found the home well alight.

The NSW Rural Fire Service attended and extinguished the blaze; however, the house was destroyed.

The home was occupied at the time; however, there were no reports of injury.

Police established a crime scene and commenced an investigation into the cause of the fire, which is being treated as suspicious.

As inquiries continue, police are urging anyone who may have information, or who may have witnessed the incident to contact police.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Tamworth Police 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.