Info sought about Yanchep Lagoon bushfire

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WA Police are seeking information after a bushfire in the Yanchep Lagoon area on Saturday, December 14.

WA Police want anyone who saw anything suspicious near Yanchep Lagoon on Saturday, December 14 to contact Crime Stoppers after a bushfire in the area.

The bushfire is believed to have started near Beachhaven Dr and then spread towards bush in an area bordered by Brazier Rd, Newman Rd and Yanchep Lagoon.

At one stage the bushfire was about 150m from homes on Beachhaven Dr.

WA Police attended as did firefighters.

If you have any information contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Arson is a serious crime that can attract significant penalties.

Anyone convicted of Criminal Damage by Fire (Arson), Section 444 of the Criminal Code can be imprisoned for life.

All information received is treated in the strictest of confidence.

In Western Australia, witnesses may also be eligible for a reward of up to $25,000 from one of two arson rewards schemes that have a total reward pool of $50,000 available to members of the community who supply information to police that ultimately leads to the conviction of an offender, for arson-related crimes.