Pavilion fire due to electrical fault
AN electrical fire has caused extensive damage to the WCG Thomas Pavilion in Richardson Park.
Emergency services were called to attend the fire on January 25.
The fire was believed to have started in the roof by an electrical fault and caused extensive damage to the bar, kitchen, meeting and social areas of the Pavilion while other areas were affected by smoke.
The City of South Perth secured the building, boarded entries and covered the damaged roof.
Contingency plans have commenced to assess and reconstruct the building with a project architect and it has been confirmed the damage will be covered by insurance.