Arson Squad investigates suspicious house fire

Investigators examining the scene in Mt Claremont. Photo: Anton La Macchia
Investigators examining the scene in Mt Claremont. Photo: Anton La Macchia

THE Arson Squad is investigating a suspicious house fire in Mt Claremont last night.

The fire started about 7.50pm in the front room of a Lantana Avenue property and caused an estimated $150,000 damage.

The occupants of the home were not present at the time.

The fire is being treated as suspicious and investigators are appealing for anyone with information, CCTV or dashcam vision of the area to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or to make a report online at crimestopperswa.com.au

Police at the scene in Mt Claremont last night. Photo: Anton La Macchia