Perth Train Station: fires lit overnight

The damage at the information centre at Perth Station. Picture: Matt Zis.
The damage at the information centre at Perth Station. Picture: Matt Zis.

POLICE have detained a man, aged in his 30s, who allegedly set fire to several bins at Perth Train Station in the early hours of this morning.

Officers received the call about 3.20am, but the blazes were quickly extinguished by fire fighters.

Police said there was also a small office fire.

The damage was estimated at $500,000.

Arson squad officers remain at the scene.

PTA spokesman David Hynes said train services would not be affected.