50k reward offered for arsonist arrest.

A $50 000 dollar reward is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of an arsonist following a suspicious house fire this week. At 3pm on Wednesday, police were called to reports of a housefire on Shelly avenue in Munster. Firefighters extinguished the fire, but a quarter of a million dollars in damage…

Police Seek Information Over A Fire In North Perth

WA Police’s Arson Squad are investigating a suspicious fire which happened in North Perth this morning (14th, May, 2020). The fire started at a back of a motorcycle and accessories store on Angove Street, an homewarestore adjacent was also damaged after the blaze spread. Authorities estimated the damage is worth at least $300,000. It’s understood…

Belmont arsonist charged over Ascot fires

A Belmont man has been charged after lighting a number of fires in Ascot on Australia Day. Strike Force Vulcan detectives allege the 36-year-old man was walking along the footpath on Grandstand Road in Ascot at around 3pm when he set fire to a small tree on the verge close to homes on the road.…

Holiday nightmare: hostel up in flames

In the small hours of the morning on Friday, Police, firefighters and paramedics were called out to Adelaide Terrace where 30 backpackers stood on the street watching their hostel burn. One woman was dead inside the Exclusive Backpackers hostel, and three others were rushed to hospital to treat smoke inhalation. Arson and homicide squad detectives…

Fire guts home carport in Guildford

WA Police are seeking for public help into a house fire in Guildford overnight that has resulted in extensive damage to a home and property. The Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) were called to the Helena Street property at around 1:20am, where there was fire in the carport. DFES attended the home and…

Fire guts Wangara businesses in suspected arson attack

Two businesses have been gutted by a fire in Wangara overnight. It is alleged the blaze began around 3:50am on Thursday after a car was driven into a lunch bar early on Lumsden Road. The lunch bar and neighbouring computer repair shop were destroyed in the fire. WA Police Arson Squad Detective Sergeant Chris de…

Suspicious commercial property fire under investigation

Arson Squad are investigating a suspicious commercial property fire in Nedlands overnight, with the damage estimated at $250 thousand dollars. Just before 5am, the offender(s) set fire to the interior of a Real Estate company located on Stirling Highway. Department of Fire and Emergency Services attended the scene and extinguished the fire. Extensive damage to…

Bullsbrook Tattoo Parlour Damaged in Fire

A fire has caused $1 million worth of damage to tattoo parlour in Bullsbrook overnight. Arson Squad detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the cause of the fire that broke out at about 3am. The Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) were called to the fire at the business located on Corvette Road. Police…

Man charged over arson house fire

An investigation into a house fire that occurred in Armadale on Thursday 21 February has resulted in Arson Squad detectives charging a 22 year old man. It is alleged the man set fire to the home on Sixth Road, with the house completely gutted by the fire and the damage bill estimated at $200,000 dollars.…