Suspicious fires lit along Kingston's Marine Parade

Five separate fires have been deliberately lit along Kingston’s Marine Parade in the last fortnight, and police are investigating.

A small fire started on Marine Parade at 10am on Tuesday, March 27. Police and fire fighters were called to the scene. The fire was extinguished by members of the public.

The fire was started again on Wednesday, March 28. The fire had burnt around 25 square metres of scrub before being extinguished.

A small scrub fire started at 1pm on Saturday, March 31. Police and firefighters were called to Marine Parade to put it out but it had been extinguished once again by the public.

The grass within the dunes along the beach at the Marine Parade was on fire at 4pm on Sunday, April 8. Police and firefighters were called to put out the flames although around 600 square metres of grass was burnt.

Then, 1000 square metres of scrub was burnt on Marine Parade at 1.45pm on Tuesday, April 10. The fire was extinguished by the CFS.

Police are asking members of the public to remain vigilant of any suspicious behaviour on Marine Parade and surrounds. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or report on line at