Teens turn themselves in after Sydney blaze

Screengrab shows people watching a fire in central Sydney, on Thursday. More than 100 firefighters battled towering flames and thick smoke from a seven-storey blaze in central Sydney. – AFP/Grant Ozolins pic, May 26, 2023.

TWO 13-year-olds have surrendered themselves to police after a blaze gutted a seven-storey heritage building in central Sydney, officers said today.

Australian police said an arson investigation had been launched after Thursday’s fire at a vacant former hat factory, which spread to an adjacent building and forced mass evacuations before being extinguished.   

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