Police hunt Aveley arsonist

The fire in Aveley. Picture: Kylie Taylor.
The fire in Aveley. Picture: Kylie Taylor.

ARSON squad detectives are investigating a suspicious bushfire which burnt through 25 hectares of land on Saturday in Aveley.

The fire started at around 4pm on land between Wistful Parade, Kitcliffe Way and Zanzibar Loop.

Department of Fire and Emergency Services contained the fire, which was burning close to homes.

Police are treating the fire as suspcisious and are appealing for information, CCTV or dashcam vision of people in the area at the time.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.