Appeal for information over suspicious fire - Bankstown

Saturday, 05 November 2022 03:38:18 PM

Police are appealing for public assistance following a suspicious house fire in south-west Sydney overnight.

About 3am (Saturday 5 November 2022), emergency services were called to a home on Oxford Avenue, Bankstown, following reports of a fire.

Fire and Rescue NSW extinguished the blaze.

A 52-year-old woman was taken to Concord Hospital, suffering burns to her torso, where she remains in a stable condition.

Officers from Bankstown Police Area Command established a crime scene and commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the fire.

As inquiries continue, investigators are appealing for anyone with information or dashcam vision to come forward.

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.