Bush fire started in ve­hi­cle

Joondalup Times - - NEWS -

IT took about 40 vol­un­teer and ca­reer fire­fight­ers to put out a de­lib­er­ately lit fire in Jand­abup last Thurs­day.

The blaze, also fought by two he­li­tacs, was re­ported at 12.42pm and be­lieved to have started with a ve­hi­cle set on fire in Paini Way be­fore spread­ing to bush­land.

DFES is­sued a bush­fire ad­vice and sev­eral roads were closed, in­clud­ing the south­ern end of Quail Road.

The City of Wan­neroo man­aged the fire, which burnt through 15ha.

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