Police are investigating following the explosion of a vehicle in Five Dock.
About 11.25pm (Monday 12 February 2018), police received reports of a loud explosion in McKinnon Avenue, Five Dock.
Officers from Burwood Police Area Command attended and found a high-performance VW Golf well alight in the street.
Fire & Rescue NSW arrived and extinguished the fire.
The 32-year-old registered owner of the vehicle was home at the time and is currently assisting with the investigation.
A crime scene has been established while detectives from Burwood conduct a full investigation.
At this stage, the fire appears to have been deliberately lit.
Anyone with information that may assist police should contact detectives at Burwood Police Station, or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/
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Source: NSW Police