Gnagara fire: WA Police investigating $500,000 damage to crane


The charred crane. Picture: Martin Kennealey
The charred crane. Picture: Martin Kennealey

POLICE are investigating the torching of a crane, which caused explosions in Gnangara this morning.

Officers patrolling the area heard the commotion just after midnight, discovering the heavy machine alight inside a building site at Fellowship Road and Blaze Road.

Fire crews quelled the blaze but not before it caused about $500,000 damage to the crane.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.