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Waikiki shed fire causes 20k worth of damage

Rockingham firefighters quickly brought a shed fire under control on Tuesday. 

Crews were called to Lonsdale Crescent in Waikiki after reports smoke was coming from a property at 10am. 

Thick black smoke could be seen billowing from the street several kilometres away. 

A Department of Fire and Emergency Services spokesman said firefighters from Rockingham and Hope Valley arrived to find the rear shed on fire. 

Firefighters had the blaze under control by 10:19am. 

DFES said the cause was accidental and the damage bill estimated the damage bill at $20,000

An ambulance were also at the scene, however, it is not clear if anyone was injured. 

St John Ambulance has been contacted for comment. 

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