Arsonist targets brush fences in Wynn Vale, South Australia

Police are investigating two separate suspicious fence fires overnight in Wynn Vale.

Just before 12.30am on Tuesday 23 April, patrols and MFS crews were called to a house in Gullyview Court after reports of a shed on fire.

Investigations revealed the fire started on a brush fence and then spread to the adjoining shed. The occupants of the house were not home at the time and damage is estimated at around $25,000.

A short time later, police and MFS crews were called to another property in Hampton Court where a brush fence had been set alight.

The fire spread across the rear of two additional properties causing about $5,000 damage.

Investigations are continuing and anyone who has saw anything suspicious or has any information that may assist police is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at

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