Police investigating overnight Bedford blaze at commercial property

THE Arson Squad are investigating an overnight fire at a commercial property in Bedford.

Police were called to the fire on Beaufort Street around 2.30am and the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) announced the blaze had been extinguished by 5.30am.

DFES advised there is no longer smoke in the area and Beaufort Street has been reopened from Birkett St to Coode St.

Arson Squad detectives are conducting an examination of the scene this morning, but have currently not established the cause of the fire.

Anyone with information regarding this fire, or who saw or heard anything suspicious in the Beaufort Street area between midnight and 2:30am, is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report the information online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au.