Mans Body Found After Yagoona Unit Fire

The body of a man has been found following a unit fire in Sydney’s west today.

About 10.30am (16 April 2024), police were called to a unit on Wilkins Street, Yagoona, following reports of a concern for welfare.

Officers attached to Bankstown Police Area Command arrived to find the unit alight.

The fire was extinguished by Fire and Rescue NSW.

A man, who is yet to be formally identified, was found deceased in the unit.

Three other people were treated for smoke inhalation by NSW Ambulance paramedics.

A crime scene has been established and police and specialist investigators from Fire and Rescue NSW are investigating the cause of the blaze.

Police will prepare a report for the information of the Coroner.

As inquiries continue police are urging anyone with information or CCTV footage to contact Bankstown Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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