Girl, 7, injured in suspicious house fire

A girl has escaped with a minor burn in one of two suspicious house fires in Sydney’s southwest.

The seven-year-old’s leg was slightly burned as she escaped from the Blair Athol property on St Simon Close where a car inside a carport was on fire around 6.30pm on Sunday.

She was taken to Campbelltown Hospital for treatment for minor burns.

Emergency services were called to the home for a second time after the fire reignited. Source: Sunrise
Emergency services were called to the home for a second time after the fire reignited. Source: Sunrise
Girl, 7, injured in suspicious Sydney fire
Police are appealing for information over a fire at the Campbelltown home on Sunday evening. Pictured is St Simon Close – the street where the fire began. Source: Google Maps

Emergency services were called out to the home again at 1am on Monday when the fire reignited in the roof, destroying the house.

Fire-fighters extinguished the blaze at the unoccupied home.

A crime scene was established a crime scene with the home to be forensically examined once deemed safe to enter.

The cause of the fire is yet to be determined and is being treated as suspicious.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Firefighters at the scene try to extinguish the flames which engulfed the home on Monday morning. Source: Sunrise
Firefighters at the scene try to extinguish the flames which engulfed the home on Monday morning. Source: Sunrise