Arson suspected after unit destroyed

Staff reportersBroome Advertiser
A unit was destroyed in a suspicious fire on Forrest Street in Broome on the weekend.
Camera IconA unit was destroyed in a suspicious fire on Forrest Street in Broome on the weekend. Credit: Jakeb Waddell

Broome Detectives are investigating a suspicious fire that destroyed one unit and damaged another yesterday.

The blaze broke out in the unit on Forrest Street in Old Broome at 9.45am yesterday before it was contained by volunteer firefighters.

The cost of the damage was about $300,000.

Police have taped off the area and arson squad detectives were expected to fly to Broome today.

Broome Detectives would like to speak to anyone who was in the area around the time of the fire or earlier in the day who saw any suspicious activity, persons or vehicles.

Anyone with information has been asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au.

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