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Man Arrested over Welshpool Factory Fire

Arson Squad detectives have charged a 31 year old man as a result of their extensive investigation into a factory fire in Welshpool on 14 March 2017.

Around 10:25pm, Police and Department of Fire and Emergency Services were called to the warehouse/factory located on Pilbara Street.

The fire caused extensive structural damage to the building.

The damage bill is estimated at $9 million dollars.

The man from Osborne Park has been charged with Criminal Damage by Fire and is due to appear before the Perth Magistrates Court today, 12 July 2017.

Source: Arrest re Welshpool Factory Fire | Western Australia Police