Commercial Property Fires

Arson Squad detectives are investigating if two commercial property fires that occurred in the Mandurah District are linked.

The first fire occurred around 2.15am on Monday, 24 January 2022 at a barber shop located on Railway Terrace in Rockingham. The second fire occurred around 2.30am on Monday, 7 March 2022 at a tattoo parlour on Warnbro Sound Road in Port Kennedy. The fires caused an estimated $500,000 damage in total.

In both instances 3 to 4 people in dark clothing were captured on CCTV forcing entry into the buildings before using an accelerant to ignite a fire.

A white Nissan Navara utility with aftermarket black wheels and snorkel was seen in the vicinity of the Port Kennedy incident around the time of the fire.

Arson Squad investigators urge anyone with information relating to these fires, including persons or vehicles involved, to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au. People reporting information via Crime Stoppers may remain anonymous if they wish.

Rewards of up to $25,000 are available for information that leads to the identification and conviction of an arsonist.

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