Scrub fire in Warwick open space

Officers from Strike Force Vulcan are investigating the circumstances surrounding a scrub fire in the Warwick Open Space yesterday, Wednesday 26 January 2023.

About 6.55pm, Department of Fire and Emergency Services were called to extinguish the scrub fire that was burning in the Open Space on Wanneroo Road near the intersection of Beach Road in Warwick.

Strike Force Vulcan officers believe the fire was deliberately lit and urge anyone who was travelling on Wanneroo Road or west on Beach Road between 6.30pm and 7.15pm who has dash-cam vision, or who saw any suspicious activity in the area, to come forward.

Anyone with information relating to this fire, is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at

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

/Public Release. This material from the originating organization/author(s) may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. The views and opinions expressed are those of the author(s).View in full here.