Blaze dam­ages ser­vice sta­tion

Joondalup Times - - CRIME WATCH -

PO­LICE have charged a man over a fire in Gir­rawheen in the early morn­ing of Oc­to­ber 30.

About 12.30am, the man at­tempted to en­ter a ser­vice sta­tion on Maranga­roo Drive. Af­ter be­ing un­able to get in­side, he al­legedly walked to the rear of the store and set fire to items in­side a skip bin.

The De­part­ment of Fire and Emer­gency Ser­vices at­tended and the fire caused mi­nor dam­age to the sur­round­ing area.

Po­lice charged a Green­wood man (35) with crim­i­nal dam­age by fire, at­tempted bur­glary with in­tent and steal­ing.

He is due to ap­pear in Joondalup Mag­is­trates Court on Novem­ber 26.

In­ves­ti­ga­tions into other fires in the area are con­tin­u­ing.

A fire at a Gir­rawheen petrol sta­tion caused mi­nor dam­age to the sur­round­ing area.

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