Police suspect a fire that engulfed a vape shop in Perth’s eastern suburbs early Monday morning may have been deliberately started.
A member of the public called police around 3.30am after seeing damage to the front of the store along Belvidere Street in Belmont and a possible fire inside.
Firefighters were called to the blaze where they put out a “small fire” inside the store, police said.
The Department of Fire and Emergency Services attended the scene and conducted an initial assessment.
Early stages of the investigation suggest the fire is suspicious, with Cannington detectives investigating the cause.
Detectives have urged anyone with information to come forward and contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at crimestopperswa.com.au
Anyone with a dash cam view of anyone acting suspiciously in the vicinity of Belvidere Street between 2:30 a.m. and 3:45 a.m. Monday morning, can upload their view directly to investigators via this link.