Police investigate suspicious grass fire in Gordon

Suspicious fire

ACT Policing are investigating a suspicious fire in Gordon today (Friday 10 January 2020). 

About 12.30pm ACT Fire and Rescue attended a grassland area near Woodcock Drive and Preddey Way and extinguished a small grass fire.

Following analysis of the scene, police and fire investigators believe the fire was deliberately lit.

The circumstances surrounding the fire are being investigated.

Police ask that anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has information about the fire, including CCTV footage or dash cam footage from around the area, to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Please quote 6483281. Information can be provided anonymously.

Police patrol specific areas in the ACT during total fire bans to deter and detect any suspicious activity or anti-social behaviour.

If anyone notices suspicious activity in our open land and urban fringes, they should contact police on 131444 or 000 in an emergency.

Media enquiries

Police Media — (02) 5126 9070, act-police-media@afp.gov.au