15yo accused of setting house on fire, causing $1M damage

A teenage girl’s now been charged, accused of causing a million dollars worth of damage to a home she allegedly set it on fire in Sydney’s west yesterday.

Emergency services were called to Fifth Avenue in Llandilo around 3.30pm, where they found the home well alight.

Firies were able to extinguish the flame, but not before it destroyed the home. Luckily, no injuries were reported.


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The damage has been valued at $1 million.

A 15-year-old girl was arrested at the scene just after 4.00pm and taken to Penrith Police Station.

Police say she’s since been charged with damage property by fire more than $15000 (DV) and destroy or damage property (between $2000 and $5000).

The girl was refused bail to appear before a Children’s Court today (Monday 6 July 2020).

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