Police investigating suspicious mosque fire in Mirrabooka

Masjid Al-Taqwa a mosque in Mirrabooka was set on fire overnight.
Masjid Al-Taqwa a mosque in Mirrabooka was set on fire overnight.

Arson Squad Detectives are investigating a suspicious fire outside a mosque in Mirrabooka early Sunday morning (August 26).

About 12:20am, emergency services were called to Masjid Al-Taqwa, a mosque on Boyare Avenue mosque.

Department of Fire and Emergency Service personnel put out a fire that caused damage to some chairs and a tree.

The fire caused some smoke damage inside the mosque.

Eid al-Adha ended on Saturday night – this Islamic holiday is celebrated worldwide and honours the willingness of Abraham to sacrifice his son to god.

Muslims traditionally offer prayers at the mosque during this holiday.

Arson Squad Detectives are asking people with information to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report online at crimestopperswa.com.au.