Police investigate suspicious fire

FIRE: A fire at a premises on Mitchell Street is being treated as suspicious.
FIRE: A fire at a premises on Mitchell Street is being treated as suspicious.

Police are investigating a suspicious fire at a premises in Whyalla Stuart earlier this week.

Just before 8pm, Saturday, September 9 police and fire crews were called to Mitchell Street, following calls that one half of a duplex home was on fire.

The fire was extinguished by MFS crews, however one half of the premises which was unoccupied was destroyed. The resident of the adjoining property was treated for smoke inhalation.

The fire is being treated as suspicious.