Arson blamed for fire
POLICE are investigating a suspicious fire that burned close to homes in Ridgewood on Australia Day.
According to the Arson Squad, the fire started about 11.45pm on January 26 in an area bounded by Kilkee Street, Tinglewood Boulevard and the rail line.
Nearby residents saw the flames and Department of Fire and Emergency Services attended and were able to extinguish the fire.
Strike Force Vulcan investigators believe
the fire, which burnt through about 30m by 50m of scrub close to houses, was deliberately lit.
Report online at crimestopperswa.com .au or call 1800 333 000, quoting reference number 8777.
Police have appealed for information about a fire in Ridgewood on Australia Day.