Two Mandurah men charged over Premier Hotel fire in Albany

TWO Mandurah men have been charged after a fire at the Premier Hotel in Albany.

It will be alleged the two men entered the hotel on May 13 and set it alight.

It will be further alleged the two men knew there were guests in the hotel at the time.

The fire caused about $2 million damage.

A 30-year-old man from Silver Sands and a 29-year-old man from Mandurah have both been charged with criminal damage by fire and endangering the life, health or safety of a person.

The hotel licensee and a 34-year-old man have been charged with attempted fraud, criminal damage and endangering the life and safety of a person.