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The arson squad is continuing its investigation into a shed fire on Ashton Rd on March 14.

Investigation into Bullsbrook shed fire

NEW information about a fire, which destroyed a Bullsbrook shed, has resulted in the arson squad continuing its investigation.

Ashton Rd resident Paul Topping and his son Scott lost most of their possessions in the fire.

This included racing bikes – a 125cc GP, two 150cc Hondas and a 600cc and three dirt bikes –  a Harley, Falcon GT, several other cars plus a life time collection of tools, work and motorcycling gear.

All Scott’s motorcycling trophies, photos and memorabilia were destroyed in the fire, which started on Wednesday, March 14.

A WA Police spokeswoman said there were some things that needed clarifying the arson squad was asking for information and treating the fire as suspicious.

Emergency services were called to the shed about 9.35pm. 

Damage from the fire was estimated at $250,000.

Investigators would like to speak to anyone who was in the area around the time of the fire, or earlier in the evening who saw any suspicious activity, persons or vehicles.

Anyone with any information is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au

If you can help or know of anyone who can help the Toppings contact the Historic Competition Motorcycle Racing Club on Facebook or Michelle Gapes at [email protected]

To make a donation go to https://www.gofundme.com/lets-help-paul-and-scotty-topping

About Anita

Anita Mcinnes received a highly commended in the 2009 WA Media Awards suburban section for her reporting. Two of her sons were born at Swan District Hospital and for many years she was a partner in a small business, which operated in the Gingin-Muchea-Bullsbrook area. As a mature age student Anita studied journalism at Curtin University before working in Busselton, Dunsborough and Rockingham with West Regionals. She says the best part of her job is meeting eastern suburb residents and visiting the many attractions in the area.

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