Walliston house fire and burglary

Officers from Arson Squad are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding a fire at a home in Walliston on Saturday, 25 March 2023.

About 9.50am, Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) were called to a home located on Stanhope Road. The fire caused extensive damage to the home before being extinguished.

An examination of the fire scene by Arson Squad officers indicate the fire was deliberately lit. The offender(s) gained entry to the home and forced open a gun safe – stealing firearms, various power tools and cash before setting the house alight.

Arson Squad detectives urge anyone who saw any suspicious activity, persons or vehicles in the area, or who has CCTV or dash-cam vision of Stanhope Road between 9am and 10.30am, to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au

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