Bibra Lake bushfire investigation

Strike Force Vulcan officers are currently investigating a bushfire that occurred in Bibra Lake yesterday, Tuesday 20 February 2024.

About 2.20am, the fire started in bushland on the south side of North Lake Road near Bibra Drive in Bibra Lake. Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) attended and extinguished the fire.

About 2.40pm, the fire re-ignited and due to the extreme weather conditions, quickly became a significant bushfire, threatening lives and homes on Bramley Way. DFES personnel attended and extinguished the fire.

There has been unconfirmed reports of a flare being sighted prior to the fire staring at 2.20am, and Strike Force Vulcan investigators wish to speak to anyone who may have seen the flare or any suspicious persons in the area between 2am and 2.30am. Anyone with any information relating to this fire, is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or via

Any member of the public with CCTV, mobile phone or dash-cam vision of the above fire area taken between 2am and 3am, can upload the vision direct to Strike Force Vulcan investigators via the link:

Rewards of up to $25,000 are available for information that leads to the identification and conviction of an arsonist.

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