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Police investigate house fire – Cabramatta

Police are investigating following a house fire in Sydney’s south-west overnight.

About 12.40am (Sunday 10 July 2016), emergency services were called to Edensor Road, Cabramatta West, where they found a house well alight.

NSW Fire & Rescue officers attended and extinguished the fire which had partially destroyed the home.

Six children, aged between 1 and 14, had already evacuated.

A relative, a 22- year-old man was electrocuted outside the home. NSW Ambulance Paramedics attended and treated the man before he was taken to Liverpool Hospital, in a stable condition.

Three of the children were also treated for smoke inhalation before they were taken to Liverpool Hospital as a precaution.

Officers from Cabramatta Local Area Command established a crime scene and commenced investigating the incident.

The fire is believed to have started at a heater and is not being treated as suspicious.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/ Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.

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