Suspicious fire in residential complex – Camperdown

An investigation is underway after a fire at a residential complex in Camperdown overnight.

Emergency services were called to Pyrmont Bridge Road about 10.45pm (Thursday 7 March 2024), after fire was seen in a stairwell on the eighth floor of the multi-storey building.

Officers attached to Leichhardt Police Area Command and Highway Patrol closed surrounding streets as a precaution as Fire and Rescue NSW utilised specialist equipment to extinguish the blaze.

All roads were re-opened by 12.15am (Friday 8 March 2024).

Police have been told a mattress and furniture was set alight in the stairwell. The fire is being treated as suspicious.

There were no injuries reported from the incident and no evacuations required.

As inquiries continue police are urging anyone who may have information about the incident to contact Glebe Police Station 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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