Probe into house fire

Pilbara News - - News - Ali­cia Per­era

West Pil­bara De­tec­tives are seek­ing in­for­ma­tion about a house fire they be­lieve was de­lib­er­ately lit in the Kar­ratha sub­urb of Nickol at the week­end.

Sus­pected ar­son at a State Gov­ern­ment prop­erty in Beck Place on Fri­day night is un­der in­ves­ti­ga­tion. De­tec­tives be­lieve some­one dragged an old mat­tress in front of the prop­erty’s front door and set it alight be­tween 8.30pm and 9.30pm. No one was home at the time and the fire did not spread to sur­round­ing prop­er­ties.

The fire caused dam­age to the front door and ceil­ing plus smoke dam­age, with the to­tal cost of re­pairs es­ti­mated to be $46,000.

Call Crime Stop­pers on 1800 333 000.

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