Police on hunt for Inglewood arsonist following fires at two homes

POLICE are searching for an unknown arsonist who set fire to an Inglewood home causing $40,000 worth of damage.

Around 9:10am yesterday, a fire was lit at a Coode Street home and a short time later another fire was lit at a Seventh Avenue home which caused substantial damage to the garage and rear property.

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Arson Squad detectives would like to speak to anyone who was in the area between 9am and 10am who may have seen a suspicious person or activity.

Rewards of up to $50,000 are available for information that leads to the identification and conviction of an arsonist.

Call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report the information online.