ARSON ATTACKS at schools

Help reduce fires in schools by becoming active in your local School Watch program.

School Watch is a community-based initiative developed to reduce arson, theft and vandalism in schools.

WA has over 650 schools involved in the School Watch Program, a partnership between the Western Australia Police Force and Department of Education.

To report any suspicious activity on school premises after hours call School Watch Security on 1800 177 777 or contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

How to stay informed

To report suspicious persons or deliberate lighting of fires call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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Arson attacks on vacant buildings

Empty and unsecured buildings are a prime target for the vandal or arsonists. Find out how you can secure your building from an arson attack.

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Fire investigation and analysis

Find out about the work undertaken by DFES Fire Investigation Officers to investigate fires in Western Australia and the types of fires they will attend.

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About arson

Arson is willful, unlawful intent associated with deliberate lighting. Find out about the facts and what motivates an arsonist.

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Reporting arson

Find out how you can help prevent arson, including report suspicious behaviour online, who to call and what details to provide.

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Arson attacks on business premises

Find out how arson can affect your business and steps you and your employees can take to prevent it.

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