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Police investigate suspicious house fire - Castle Hill

Wednesday, 18 August 2021 03:22:53 AM

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

About 12.30am (Wednesday 18 August 2021), emergency services were called to Blackett Drive, Castle Hill, following reports of a house fire.

Officers from The Hills 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.

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

Inquiries are continuing.

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.