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Suspicious fire destroys South Yunderup property

Photos: Tex Reeks

Firefighters worked to extinguish a blaze that destroyed a South Yunderup property on Wednesday.

About 3:32am, it was reported that a house had caught fire on Banksia Terrace in South Yunderup.

Multiple fire crews worked to get the fully engulfed home under control.

The fire caused over $150,000 in damage and came dangerously close to a neighbouring property’s.

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Local residents described the house as an old shack and said that there may have been squatters at the property, as a red car was seen at the front of the house in the days leading up to the fire.

The blaze was deemed suspicious and police are investigating.

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

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Tex Reeks

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