A fire that severely damaged seven cars and caused $125,000 worth of damage in West Australia’s mid-west on Saturday has been blamed on an aromatherapy device in one of the vehicles.
- A car fire has destroyed several vehicles and a shade structure in a shopping centre carpark in Geraldton
- DFES says it was caused by an electrical fault from an aromatherapy device inside the vehicle
- Shoppers described the incident as “terrifying”, with many left shaken. No one was injured
The Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) were called to a fire at Seacrest Shopping Centre in the Geraldton suburb of Wandina, 400 kilometres north of Perth.
It is believed the fire started in a small yellow car that spread to nearby vehicles.
A number of…