Half a million $ damage in fire at Durack

This image was shared last night of the fire at Durack.  

This image was shared last night of the fire at Durack.  

Shared on Everything Geraldton. Pic of the aftermath.  

Shared on Everything Geraldton. Pic of the aftermath.  

Around 8pm last night (9/4/15)  a fire broke out at Durack Institute of Technology located on Fitzgerald Street. 

Fire and Emergency Service Authority officers and Police were in attendance, making attempts to extinguish a fire within a ground floor building.

It is believed that damage to the building is estimated to be in the vicinity of $500,000.

Police attached to the Arson Squad say they will be arriving in Geraldton later this morning to commence inquiries into the incident. 

This is the second fire in recent weeks at Durack. On March 25 a fire broke out in an air conditioner which caused around $20,000 worth of damage. 

Image from the March 25 fire at Durack.  

Image from the March 25 fire at Durack.