Car destroyed by fire at Colyton

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Police are appealing for public assistance after a car was found alight in Colyton this morning.

Just before 1.30am, emergency services were called to Sykes Place following reports of a car on fire.

Fire & Rescue NSW officers attended to the fire; however the Holden Commodore sedan was destroyed.

10 residents inside the home immediately adjacent to the car, as well as several nearby neighbours were evacuated as a precaution.

Police have received no reports of injury.

Officers attached to St Marys Local Area Command attended and established a crime scene.

Initial inquiries suggest the fire was deliberately lit.

As investigations into the circumstances leading up to the incident continue, police are appealing for any witnesses, or anyone with information, to come forward and contact Crime Stoppers.

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

Troy Dodds

Troy Dodds is the Weekender's Managing Editor and Breaking News Reporter. He has more than 20 years experience as a journalist, working with some of Australia's leading media organisations. In 2023, he was named Editor of the Year at the Mumbrella Publish Awards.

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