Police fear firebug at work


Firefighters work to extinguish the blaze in Ellenbrook.
Picture: David Baylis        www.communitypix.com.au   d450960
Firefighters work to extinguish the blaze in Ellenbrook. Picture: David Baylis        www.communitypix.com.au d450960

The fire broke out about 4.45pm in bushland at the corner of Charlottes Vista and Moulton Trail.

It took firefighters about an hour to contain it.

Police are investigating the cause of the fire and inquiries are ongoing.

n A suspicious fire in Brigadoon which threatened lives and homes burnt through four hectares of bushland on Friday.

The blaze was reported to the Department of Fire and Emergency Services just before 2pm.

DFES issued a bushfire advice for the area in and around Camargue Drive and Cathedral Avenue, which warned the fire was under control but not contained.

Anyone with information about either of the fires should call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.