Thornlie Fresh IGA X-press fire: Supermarket gutted in late night blaze

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Peta RasdienThe West Australian
A big clean-up is underway after the Thornlie Fresh IGA X-press went up in flames.
Camera IconA big clean-up is underway after the Thornlie Fresh IGA X-press went up in flames. Credit: NIGHT NEWS/NIGHT NEWS

An investigation is underway after a supermarket in Perth’s south east went up in flames on Saturday night.

Fire and Rescue firefighters were called to the blaze at the Thornlie Fresh IGA X-press at 9.40pm.

Structure fire at IGA Thornlie
Camera IconIt took firefighters 40 minutes to bring the fire under control. Credit: NIGHT NEWS/NIGHT NEWS

It took 12 appliances 40 minutes to bring the fire on Spencer Rd under control.

Police, Western Power and ATCO attended and fire investigation officers are investigating the cause of the blaze.

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