Suspicious Barber Shop fire in Claremont

Police and Department of Fire and Emergency Services were called to a Barber Shop located on Eric Street, Claremont, with Arson Squad Investigators now seeking information.The cause of the fire is being treated as suspicious, causing an estimated $20,0000 in damage.Anyone who saw any suspicious activity, persons or vehicles or who has any dash cam footage …

Death Toll Sits At 77 as Blazes Sweep Through Greek Resort Town

Wildfires have burnt through a Greek resort town killing 77 people as authorities continued the search for other still missing after the blaze. The fire which had been considered to be have been deliberately lit in the town of Mati east of Athens, had been spread by high winds, trapping many who had taken to…

Fire Ignites Tattoo Shop In Rockingham Truck Crash

Arson Squad detectives are investigating a suspicious fire, following a truck crash at a Rockingham tattoo parlour overnight. Police were called to the fire at the store just after 3:10am at the corner of Flinders Lane and Kent Street. When police arrived, the truck was found partially inside the business premises. The truck and building…

Tragic House Fire calls for improved home safety

A fatal house fire in Thornlie this week saw a family’s devastating loss of their Grandfather and tragically their four year old son. One of the relatives stated it is something we should be learning from. Emerengy Services Minister, Fran Logan, extends sympathy on behalf of the government to the affected family. “It’s an absolute…

Elderly Man Killed in Thornlie House Fire

A man and a child have died and a child in hospital following a house fire in Thornlie Last night. WA Police advised the Department of Fire and Emergency Services of the fire in Rushbrook Way at about 6:15pm and attended the scene. The fire was extinguished. A 69-year-old man and a four-year-old boy was…

Police Investigate Balcatta Home Arson

The Police Arson Squad is calling on the public to provide information that may assist their investigation into a fire that was intentionally lit at a house on Barker Avenue in Balcatta on Thursday 24 May 2018. At around midnight, the residents of the house awoke to a loud bang from the front of the…

WA Fire Risks Spike As Households Failing To Maintain Smoke Alarms

The State Government is encouraging households to prevent fire risks, with figures showing West Australians failed to maintenance smoke alarms at their properties. The Government says only 50% of properties where accident fires occurred has a working smoke alarm, with 75% West Australians unaware the need of testing and cleaning smoke alarms to ensure they…

Police seek assistance towards house fire in Karratha

Regional WA Police are seeking public’s assistance as they investigate the circumstances surrounding the unit fire in Karratha. The fire happened on the 4th, May, 2018 at around 7:50PM, emergency services were called to a unit on Goodwyn Close. The fire has caused extensive fire and smoke damage to two units, Police say both units…

17 Year Old Charged Following Fire Investigation In Success

By Lucas DaPaz A 17- year old boy has been charged following an investigation into a fire at a shopping centre on Beeliar Drive in Success that happened last week. It is alleged that the boy was in company with another teenager, set fire to clothes on a rack in a department store around 12.50pm.…

Rural Emergency Services To Undergo Significant Reform

An $80 million commitment towards the rural fire division, as announced by Premier Mark McGowan, and Emergency Services Minister Fran Logan, will see enhanced bushfire preparedness and more support for fire fighters and volunteers across our state. Western Australia is renowned for bush fires, with the commitment also going towards bush fire mititgation, and long…