A fireplace is tonight burning inside a low-security jail at Serpentine.
About 9.30pm on Monday the Division of Fireplace and Emergency Providers responded to studies of a construction fireplace at Karnet Jail Farm.
Preliminary studies stated a number of fireplace alarms alerted jail workers and prisoners of the blaze, which is known to be inside the ability.
A minimum of three fireplace crews together with one every from Mundijong and Serpentine are on scene and have assembled within the facility’s carpark the place a staging space is being arrange.
It’s understood fireys are liaising with jail safety officers.
A WA Police spokesman stated all prisoners had been safe and accounted for, and that police had been attending the incident.
At 10.30pm the reason for the hearth was nonetheless unknown.