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Police report flaming object was thrown into Phillip massage business

By Lachlan Roberts 15 August 2018 0

Photo: Supplied by ACT Policing

CCTV footage from the Phillip massage business that went up in flames on Tuesday night (14 August) shows a person throwing a flaming object through the window, ACT Policing report.

Police have reviewed CCTV footage from the business, which shows an offender approaching the premises with an object on fire, which is then thrown into the premises through a broken window.

The gutted unit in Dundas Court that was the home of Jenny Magic Massage. Photos: George Tsotsos.

Emergency services received a 000-call at 11:01 pm last night after reports that Jenny Magic Massage, a traditional Chinese massage parlour in Dundas Court, was engulfed in flames.

Phillip business goes up in flames after suspicious fire

Emergency services received a 000-call at 11:01 pm last night after reports that Jenny Magic Massage, a traditional Chinese massage parlour in Phillip, was engulfed in flames. ACT Fire and Rescue contained and extinguished the fire around 1:30 am. It is believed that no nearby property was affected but several neighbouring businesses have been forced to temporarily close this morning. Read the full story here: http://ow.ly/dzTP30lpqtUIf you have information or footage of an incident near you, email news@breaking247.com.au or send us a Facebook message.

Posted by Breaking247 on Tuesday, 14 August 2018

ACT Fire and Rescue contained and extinguished the fire around 1:30 am. It is believed that no nearby property was affected but ESA media said several neighbouring businesses, including Michael Potter Real Estate upstairs, had been forced to temporarily close on Wednesday morning (15 August). Michael Potter said he had no idea when he would be allowed back into the building but was working out of office.

Police would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or who may have dash cam footage of Dundas Court or the surrounding area between 9:00 pm Tuesday (14 August) and 12:00 am Wednesday (15 August).

Anyone who has any information regarding the fire is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website.

Please quote reference 6297849. Information can be provided anonymously.

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