Police investigate suspicious fire lit near Stawell Tyre Yard

Police were investigating a suspicious grass fire which started around 1am Wednesday at the rear of a factory on Lake Road at Stawell. 

Stawell Country Fire Authority brigade was called out to the scene again at 7am to extinguish a re-ignition of the blaze. 

District 16 Operations Manager Ian Morley said the fire was deemed suspicious and police were contacted.

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“The cause was determined to be suspicious, so police attended the scene and will be continuing their inquiries,” he said. 

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