Maddington Scrub Fires

Strike Force Vulcan officers are currently investigating the cause of several fires that occurred in Maddington between 9 and 12 March 2024.

The cause of the fires are being treated as suspicious and the investigation will assess if these fires in Maddington are linked.

• About 5.10pm on Saturday 9 March, trees were set alight on Warrida Way.

• About 6.45pm on Sunday 10 March, bushland was set alight on Warrida Way near Hoffman Street.

• About 12.05pm on Sunday 10 March, a large bushfire was reported on Kamber Court. Several homes were evacuated as the fire threatened people and property.

• About 6.30pm on Tuesday 12 March, a scrub fire was reported in Peace Park, Kamber Court.

Department of Fire and Emergency Services personnel were called to attend each fire and were able to extinguish each fire before they were able to spread and damage property or injure people, although several firefighters were treated for smoke inhalation during the bushfire on 10 March.

Strike Force Vulcan investigators wish to speak to anyone in the vicinity of these fires who saw any suspicious persons, vehicles or activity.

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 areas taken on the days and times listed, 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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