AAP: Ten police officers have been taken to hospital after a woman allegedly set fire to a unit in Sydney’s south west.
Police said they were called to the property on Hugh Street, Belmore, at around 7pm yesterday to reports of a domestic incident.
A 48-year-old woman had barricaded herself alone inside the unit after allegedly assaulting a man at the scene.
Police allege she then set fire to the unit.
Emergency services forced entry into the unit and removed the woman. She was then arrested by police.
Firefighters extinguished the blaze.
The woman was taken to Canterbury Hospital and remains under police guard.
Ten police officers were taken to hospital where they are being treated for smoke inhalation.
Police said the woman is expected to be charged with a number of offences after she is released from hospital.