Police seek witnesses to Tuggeranong fire

Suspicious fire

ACT Policing is investigating a suspicious fire in Monash yesterday evening (Saturday, 7 September 2019).

Around 11.35pm, ACT Fire & Rescue responded to an alarm at the Canberra Islamic Centre on Clive Steele Avenue in Monash.

On arrival, fire fighters located smoke coming from the prayer hall at the centre, and were quickly able to extinguish a small fire within an adjacent store room.

ACT Policing attended and the fire is being treated as suspicious.

Police are urging anyone with information about this incident, or anyone who has dash-cam footage or CCTV that captured vehicles and people in the area around the time of the incident, to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website

Please quote reference 6436578. Information can be provided anonymously.

Media enquiries

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