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Bickley fire causes $100,000 damage to house

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Ray Sparvell A Bickley family of seven was lucky to escape a fire which ripped through their property in the early hours of Monday.

Former West Coast star Daniel Kerr speaks for first time since jail

Daniel Kerr leaves jail

Steve Holland Troubled former footballer Daniel Kerr says he spent more time in jail than he needed to because ex-West Coast teammates couldn't raise the cash to bail him out.

Daniel Kerr 'threatens couple, lit fire inside house'

Daniel Kerr with fellow Eagle Andrew Embley.

Nicole Cox One-time West Coast Eagles champion Daniel Kerr was "acting bizarrely" and "going off" when he allegedly made threats to harm two people and lit a fire inside a Glendalough property.

Suspicious fire at Welshpool factory causes $1.5 million damage

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Firefighters are a battling an industrial fire in Welshpool which started on Thursday morning.

Fire warning for WA's Kimberley region

Anyone found guilty of deliberately starting a bushfire could face a fine of $250K and a hefty prison sentence.

Nicole Cox Police and firefighters have warned of a recent rise in the number of suspicious bushfires in WA's Kimberley region, calling on the community to keep a look-out for arsonists.

Body found in Nannup house fire

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Liam Ducey A house fire claimed a life in Nannup, in the state’s South West, on Monday.

RAC text message trial under fire for risk of WA distracting drivers

Liam Ducey The RAC believe a trial SMS service notifying drivers of imminent bad weather will not distract their members on WA roads.

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Golden Bay woman escapes house fire thanks to smoke alarm

Liam Ducey A smoke alarm may have saved a Golden Bay woman's life after her house caught fire in Golden Bay on Friday morning.

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Fire damages O'Connor noodle house

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A restaurant in O'Connor was badly damaged in a fire on Friday night.

Man rescued from suspicious fire in Nollamara

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The Arson Squad is investigating a suspicious fire in Nollamara on Friday night.

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50 people evacuated from Northbridge fire

About 50 people were evacuated from their homes in Northbridge on Saturday morning after a fire broke out at a block of units.

Orelia unit gutted in electrical-fault fire on Tuesday night

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Liam Ducey A unit in a block of Orelia flats has been completely destroyed by a fire caused by an electrical fault on Tuesday night.

Kimberley fire threatening campers, motorists

Liam Ducey A suspicious fire that has been burning for nine days in the KImberley is possibly threatening lives and homes as it continues to burn.

House fire and stabbing link investigated

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Aleisha Orr A fire that took hold in a house in Doubleview while two people were inside and an incident in Watermans Bay which left a man with stab wounds overnight are believed to be linked.

Fire damages under-construction Matthews Netball Centre

The cost of damage to the Matthews Netball Centre by fire is still being assessed.

Simon White Authorities are still assessing the cost of damage to the Matthews Netball Centre in Jolimont after a fire broke early on Thursday morning.

Man in Royal Perth Hospital with burns following Wandi fire

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Liam Ducey A man has been taken to Royal Perth Hospital with burns to his face and hands after a fire in Wandi on Friday morning.

Fire sidelines State Netball Centre opening

The scene at the State Netball Centre after a fire broke out.

Aleisha Orr The Perth netball community is staying upbeat despite a fire delaying the opening of the newly-constructed State Netball Centre.

Police call for witnesses to suspicious Padbury house fire

Liam Ducey Police are calling for witnesses to a suspicious house fire in Padbury on Saturday July 12.

Arson Squad unable to find cause of Camillo house fire

Liam Ducey The arson squad have been unable to determine the cause of a house fire in Camillo that killed a 33-year-old man and left a 49-year-old woman in hospital with serious burns.

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Family escapes Coogee fire

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A family in North Coogee had a lucky escape after their two storey home went up in flames on Saturday morning.