arson attacks on vacant buildings

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

How to secure your building

Properly securing your vacant property will discourage unauthorised access and reduce the risk of vandalism and arson.

Following these steps will help to protect your property from illegal access.

Review and improve security
Remove or store all combustibles
Once secure keep it secure
Disconnect utilities
Secure the building to prevent unauthorised entry

How to stay informed

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

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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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Arson attacks at schools

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

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