Police investigate Karratha boat arson

Alicia PereraPilbara News
The arson of boats in Karratha is under investigation.
Camera IconThe arson of boats in Karratha is under investigation. Credit: Pilbara News

Police are seeking information over a Karratha arson which destroyed two boats to an estimated cost of $20,000 damage early this morning.

Two small boats parked at the front of a house in Goddard Street in Nickol were set alight at 2am today.

Volunteer firefighters attended the scene and extinguished the fires, but both boats were destroyed in the blaze.

The cost of damage is estimated to be about $20,000.

West Pilbara Detectives Senior Sergeant Carlos Correia said arson was an extremely serious offence.

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He asked anyone who had witnessed the incident or had any information to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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