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Police investigate suspicious house fire - Cranebrook

Saturday, 07 August 2021 03:48:37 AM

Police are investigating a suspicious house fire in Sydney’s west overnight.

About 9pm (Friday 6 August 2021), emergency services were called to Martley Way, Cranebrook, following reports of a house fire.

Officers from Nepean Police Area Command and Fire and Rescue NSW attended and found a house well alight.

Fire and Rescue NSW extinguished the blaze, however the house, which is currently not occupied, was completely destroyed.

Neighbouring residents were evacuated, but nobody was injured.

During a search of the house, investigators found two cats and six kittens had died in the fire.

A crime scene has been established, and police are continuing to investigate the cause of the fire, which is being treated as suspicious.

Anyone who has information that may assist police with their inquiries, is urged to call 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.