Strike Force Vulcan Launched Ahead of Summer Fire Season

WA Police have continued the crackdown on arsonists, relaunching its fire prevention and intervention initiative over summer. Police Minister Michelle Roberts launched Strike Force Vulcan along with the Department of Fire and Emergency on Thursday, to reduce and prevent the incidence of bushfires by arson and reckless behaviour. “This time of the year there is…

Second Fire Hits Subiaco Bar

A Subiaco bar has been targeted by an arson attack for the second time in a week in the early hours of this morning. At about 4:10am, police were called to the fire at the Voyeur Bar in Hay Street. The Department of Fire and Emergency Services attended the building and extinguished the fire. Arson…

Man in High Vis Wanted Over Clarkson Barber Shop Fire

WA Police are hunting a man who they believe may be involved in an arson attack on the Clarkson Barber Shop. At about 10:10pm on Tuesday 20 November, a person forced open the front glass doors of the barber shop on Celebration Boulevard and entered the store. The person was seen running from the shop…

Arson attack on Ascot Waters Marina

A deliberately lit fire at Ascot Waters Marina is being investigated by Arson Squad Detectives. It was reported around 5:45am, a boot moored at the a marina was set on fire by an unknown person. Approximately $100,000 dollars worth of damage to the boat and surround boats was caused. Arson Squad detectives would like to…

Subiaco Clothing Store Gutted in Night Blaze

WA Arson Squad investigators are calling for information involving a fire at a clothing store in Subiaco this week. Police and Department of Fire and Emergency Services were called to the fire at the store on Hay Street just after 2:20am on 24 October. The fire caused extensive damage to the business at an estimated…

Police Continue Calls For Information Over Innaloo Restaurant Fire

Police are renewing calls for information into a fire at an Innaloo Persian restaurant on Scarborough Beach Road last week. Offenders deliberately set fire to Safa Signature at around 1:30am on Friday, the fire quickly spreading to neighbouring businesses. It caused extensive damage to the restaurant and the neighbouring properties, with an estimated damage cost…

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…