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…

Man Chraged Over Two Alleged Arson Incidents

A man has been charged by Police after an extensive investigation by Strike Force Vulcan, alleging he lit up bushlands on two occasion in 2017 and 2018. The first incident happened on the 25th, December, 2017, where Police are alleging the man set alight a scrub on a vacant land on Gertrude Avenue in Camillo.…

Police Investigates Hair Salon Fire In Yokine

By Nicholas Farrington Police are investigating the fire that broke out at a Yokine hair salon on the 6th of March. The blaze started at around 3am, when two men forced their way into the premises and poured an unknown accelerant inside before setting it alight. The fire completely destroyed the hair dressing salon and…

Police To Investigate The Rockingham Scrub Fires

A scrub fire that occurred in East Rockingham on Wednesday December 13th, has detectives from the Arson Squad’s Strike Force Vulcan seeking assistance from the public. The fire in question is being treated as suspicious. Around 2:50pm, Strike Force Vulcan Officers and the Department of Fire and Emergency Services were called to the fire bushland…

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…