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Heritage value remains for fire-struck Milligan Street hostel



THE Milligan Street hostel still has heritage value despite being damaged by fire last month.

The heritage-listed building on the corner of Milligan and Murray streets suffered about half a million dollars in damage after a fire on March 22.

It has since been declared uninhabitable by the City of Perth.

“All access points remain permanently sealed,” chief executive Michelle Reynolds said.

“As the building is declared non-habitable and is to remain unoccupied, there is no requirement to have an operational fire system in place.

“A structural engineer was engaged at the City’s request by the property owner and found that the recent fire did not damage the heritage elements of the building.”

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