Media release

UPDATE: Call for witnesses – Structure fire – Alice Springs

Fire and Rescue

Northern Territory Police are continuing to call for witnesses in relation to a structure fire in the Hidden Valley Town Camp on Friday night.

Detectives from the Alice Springs Criminal Investigation Branch and investigators from the NT Fire and Rescue Service believe the fire is the result of a domestic violence incident.

A female victim suffered significant burns and is being treated at the Alice Springs Hospital. The alleged offender is also receiving treatment for significant burns.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to the fire to contact police on 131 444 or alternatively report the information anonymously to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Please quote reference 9839977.

Anyone aware of or experiencing domestic and family violence is encouraged to reach out for help. You can contact police at any time on 131 444 or in an emergency call 000.

PFES Media