Menu

Deliberate fires, Caloundra

In March this year, Caloundra Police warned residents about a spate of deliberate fires in wheelie bins occurring in Caloundra West.

Spate of wheelie bin fires, Caloundra West

Since that time there have not been any further reports to police about wheelie bin fires however fires have now deliberately been lit in portable toilets in Caloundra West and newspapers taken to a construction site in Pelican Waters.

Caloundra QFRS report that the calls for service have been after midnight and the fires were deliberately malicious and reckless.

Fire spreads rapidly and setting fires can potentially spread to domestic property and endanger the lives of people inside.

Arson is a serious crime and anyone convicted can be liable to a term of imprisonment and a significant fine.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

Sign up to the Sunshine Coast myPolice blog to receive updates from your local police.