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Appeal for information following suspicious unit complex fire - Parkes

Thursday, 09 September 2021 01:46:21 PM

Police are appealing for information following a suspicious unit complex fire in the state’s Central West last weekend.

About 3.40pm on Sunday 5 September 2021, emergency services were called to Grenfell Street, Parkes, following reports of a fire.

Fire and Rescue NSW extinguished the blaze, which partially destroyed the complex.

Two women, aged 31 and 20 and a man aged 44, jumped from the second story to avoid being burnt by the fire.

The 31-year-old woman suffered minor injuries to her hand.

Officers from Central West Police District established a crime scene, which was examined by specialist police.

As inquiries continue, into the circumstances surrounding the cause of the fire, police are appealing for anyone with information 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 crime via NSW Police social media pages.