Booragoon Fire Investigation

Arson Squad detectives are seeking information regarding a fire at the Spotlight store on Leach Highway, Booragoon last night, Friday 14 August 2020.

About 9:30pm the Department of Fire and Emergency Services requested Police assistance at a large structure fire. The building received significant fire and structural damage.

Arson Squad detectives attended the scene this morning to commence an investigation into the cause of the fire. The investigation is ongoing, and until proven otherwise the fire will be treated as suspicious.

Arson Squad detectives would like to speak to anyone who saw anything suspicious in the vicinity of the store between 8:00pm and 9:30pm. In particular, anyone with dash camera vision recorded in the area at the time is asked to make contact.

Anyone with information regarding the fire is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report the information online at

Rewards of up to $50,000 are available for information that leads to the identification and conviction of an arsonist.

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