Police launch a critical incident investigation

April 24, 2023 9:46 am in by

A critical incident investigation has been launched after a man was injured in a fire in Nowra.

About 8.55am (Saturday 22 April 2023), emergency services were called to a unit on Anns Street, Nowra, following a concern for welfare report.

On arrival, officers attached to South Coast Police District attempted to talk to the man, however, he was located suffering burns a short time later.

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The man was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to hospital in a serious condition.

A crime scene was established and a critical incident team from Lake Illawarra Police District will investigate all circumstances surrounding the police response.

That investigation will be subject to an independent review.