Police investigate suspicious fire in Torrens

Suspicious fire

Investigations are underway after emergency services attended a fire in Torrens yesterday (Thursday, 11 November 2021).

About 7:30pm, ACT Fire & Rescue and ACT Police attended an apartment in Batchelor Street, Torrens following reports of a house fire.

On arrival, police found the apartment well alight.  The residence was unoccupied at the time of the fire. 

ACT Fire and Rescue extinguished the fire with the apartment sustaining significant damage.  No other apartments in the area were affected.

The circumstances surrounding the fire are being investigated by detectives from ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigations.

Anyone who may have witnessed this incident, or who may have information that can assist police is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Please quote 6958553. Information can be provided anonymously.


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