One person dead during house fire in spate of home blazes

One person has died in a Bullsbrook fire, during a series of house fires around Perth. The fire was sparked just before 4am, with the whole house fully alight when firefighters arrived at the home in Savy Close. Police say there are no suspicious circumstances for the fire, despite no cause being established. Meanwhile, a…

Man charged in Kelmscott pen gun police lockdown

A Kelmscott man has been arrested and charged after firing a pen gun at a home that resulted in a massive police response earlier this month. Armadale Detectives will allege that the man discharged the homemade gun at the residence in Slee Avenue at around 12:40pm on 11 April. It will also be alleged that…

Gun shot reports in Kelmscott under investigation

Following reports of a gun shot in Kelmscott yesterday, the suburb went into lockdown as police investigated a property on Slee Avenue. Police located a handmade ‘pen gun’ on the premises. A police spokesman explained a pen gun is a tubular piece of metal, spring loaded, which can be loaded with ammunition and then fired.…

Motorcycle Rider Dies in Kelmscott Motorcycle-Car Collision

A motorcycle rider has died following a collision with a car in Kelmscott earlier this month. The 56-year-old male rider was travelling north along Railway Avenue on a 2010 model Hyosung motorcycle on 7 March at about 10:35am when it slammed into a grey Kia Cerato as it was turning into Third Avenue. The collision…

Metronet Level Crossing Removal Design for Kelmscott Road Revealed

The State Government has revealed the design for the first Metronet level crossing removal project. The project has been slated for Denny Avenue in Kelmscott, a 170 metre road that has been considered to be WA’s most dangerous in RAC’s Risky Roads survey in 2017. An underpass and elevated rail line at the parallel Davis…

Suspected Homicide at Kelmscott residence

Police are responding to an incident at a residence in Ensign Dale, Kelmscott. About 7:10am Police were called to the residence in relation to what is believed to be a family violence incident. Police have informed that a man in his 70’s has passed away, and a woman in her 70’s remains in hospital. A…

Driver Injured in Crash Following Police Chase

A 23-year-old Kelmscott man was hospitalised following a crash last night. Police said the man crashed his blue Mitsubishi Magna into a tree on Brockton Highway in Ashendon after 11:20pm. Before the crash, police attempted to stop the vehicle on Digby street in Gosnells where it is alleged the man was driving at excessive speed.…