Arson Squad probe Rockingham tattoo shop fire

PIC: Twitter / Tex Reeks

A heft reward is on offer for anyone who can provide information into what happened to the Rockingham business.

Rewards of up to $50,000 are on offer for information that leads to the identification and conviction of an arsonist responsible for a fire that's gutted a Rockingham tattoo parlour.

The area remains under guard and Arson Squad detectives will be attending the scene this morning to commence an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the fire.


Authorities said just after 3.10am on Thursday morning Police were called to a fire at the property at the corner of Flinders Lane and Kent Street in Rockingham.

When they arrived at the scene a truck was located partially inside the store, both the structure and vehicle were on fire.

Department of Fire and Emergency Services attended the scene and extinguished the fire.

The damage bill sits at half a million dollars.

Customers have been urged to contact their tattoo artist if they have appointments scheduled at the store. 

Anyone with information regarding this fire, or who saw or heard anything suspicious in the Flinders Lane and Kent Street area between 2:00am and 3:30am this morning is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report the information online at

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