Forrestdale Fire

Arson Squad detectives are investigating a fire at an auto wreckers located in Forrestdale this morning, 24 February 2021.

Around 4am, Police and Department of Fire and Emergency Services were called to a fire at the business located on McCook Street.

The fire destroyed approximately 50 cars being used for scrap metal. It is believed a person entered the premises and ignited the fire as they were attempting to steal property.

The damage bill is estimated at approximately $5,000.

Arson Squad detectives would like to speak to anyone who was in the area around the time of the fire that has CCTV, mobile phone or dash-cam vision, or who saw any suspicious activity.

Anyone with information regarding this fire is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at People providing information to Crime Stoppers may remain anonymous if they wish.

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