Tag Archives: Victoria Police Arson Squad

TWO DEAD IN HOUSE FIRE

Saturday September 21 2013 – A man and a woman who perished in a house fire in Deer Park yesterday morning helped two others escape. Firefighters discovered the bodies of Steve White, 44, and a woman police believe to be … Continue reading

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HUSBAND DIES IN FIRE – Monday August 12 2013

– A woman tried in vain to save her husband from a fatal house fire in Victoria’s south-east on Saturday night. The arson squad has launched an investigation after the fire, which began in the kitchen of the north Wonthaggi … Continue reading

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CFA CREWS FIND MAN’S BODY AFTER FIRE – Monday August 12 2013

– A man’s body has been found after a house fire in Wonthaggi. A Country Fire Authority spokesman said 35 firefighters and six fire trucks were called to a house in Gordon Street at 9:28pm on Saturday. After extinguishing the … Continue reading

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BIG BANG SHOCK – Thursday July 4 2013

– A man was badly injured last night when a homemade bomb or fireworks exploded in a garage in Melbourne’s outer eastern suburbs. Police were called to a property in Ellamatta Rise, Ringwood North. Acting Senior Sergeant David Young said … Continue reading

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CULPRITS MAY FACE COSTS OF PUTTING OUT RECKLESS FIRES – Saturday April 27 2013

– People caught recklessly igniting bushfires could be forced to pay the cost of extinguishing the blazes, potentially totalling millions of dollars, as part of a Victoria Police crackdown. Arson Squad head Jeff Maher said there had been a growing … Continue reading

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CULPRITS MAY FACE COSTS OF PUTTING OUT RECKLESS FIRES – Saturday April 27 2013

– People caught recklessly igniting bushfires could be forced to pay the cost of extinguishing the blazes, potentially totalling millions of dollars, as part of a Victoria Police crackdown. Arson Squad head Jeff Maher said there had been a growing … Continue reading

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BACKYARD BOMBS, FIREWORKS WARNING – Monday April 22 2013

– Police are alarmed by a surge in backyard bombs made of items such as gas canisters. Arson Squad head Jeff Maher said the incidence of improvised explosive devices was increasing in Victoria and warned those responsible could be killed … Continue reading

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WITNESSES TOO SCARED – Tuesday March 12 2013

– A distraught father is offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to the conviction of men he believes murdered his son. Daniel Sheehy, 18, died in a fire in his Melton South home a year ago on Thursday. His … Continue reading

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MEN WANTED OVER TWO FIRES – Tuesday January 22 2013

– The Arson Squad is investigating two fires believed to have been deliberately lit in Melbourne’s south-east suburbs yesterday. Authorities fear the blazes, which ignited in Dandenong yesterday afternoon, are linked and are investigating how they were sparked. The alarm … Continue reading

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