Bunbury fire to be investigated

BUNBURY HERALDSouth Western Times
Bunbury fire to be investigated
Camera IconBunbury fire to be investigated Credit: South Western Times

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services is investigating a fire that gutted a Bunbury home last week.

An officer has been sent from the department's head office in Perth to investigate the fire, which police believe started in a mattress left in front of a heater to dry.

It took firefighters several hours to extinguish the blaze that engulfed the house at the rear of a business on McCombe Road, in Bunbury's light industrial area.

Bunbury Police acting Sgt Joel Prime said the damage bill could be about $200,000.

He said the homeowners also owned the business in front of the house, which was not threatened.

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