Asron investigation for vehicle fires in Applecross

Detective Senior Constable Mark Pollock and the Arson Squad are investigating an incident last night where a car was set alight, also causing fire damage to two other vehicles. Around 10:30 last night the owner of the BMW returned home leaving his car in the drive way. Approximately 30 minutes later he was alerted to…

Police Search for Arsonist Responsible For Rockingham, Waikiki Fires

Strike Force Vulcan officers are hunting an arsonist responsible for two separate fires in Rockingham and Waikiki on Wednesday. A fire was a reported around 4:35pm in a park surrounded by Santa Monica Drive, Bolsabay Drive, Ennis Avenue and Buttermere Approach in Waikiki. The second fire was reported around 6:15pm and Emergency Services were called…

Bulldozer Destroyed in Fire at Golden Bay Construction Site

A fire has destroyed a bulldozer at a Golden Bay construction site overnight, causing $400,000 of damage. Security services at the site observed the cabin of one of the bulldozers to be on fire at about 9:45pm and called in firefighters. DFES attended and extinguished the fire which has caused considerable damage to the machine…

Police urged citizens to report bushfire arsonists

In awake of the bushfire that happened in Banjup last week, WA Police and the Fire and Emergency Services Authority announced further initiatives to prevent bushfires. The Police have set up a task force named “Strike Force Vulcan” to deal with arson attacks in the state. So far there are 755 suspicious fires reported to the police, 10 juveniles and 2 others…