Echuca police will investigate an adandoned car which was burnt yesterday and a campfire which was started in the old sawmill on Thursday.TRENT HORNEMAN March 17, 2014 4:01am
Echuca police are investigating a car fire on the banks of the Campaspe River yesterday.
Tyler St residents Peter and Rhonda Sutton were at home when they heard noises shortly after 4pm.
About 4.40pm, they could then see the car on fire.
Mr Sutton said the car, which appeared to be damaged, was dumped by the river early Friday and had remained abandoned until yesterday’s fire.
Echuca Fire Brigade responded, with two units controlling the fire in a couple of minutes.
Police are also investigating a campfire which was lit at Echuca’s old sawmill on Anstruther St on Thursday night.
Echuca police Leading Senior Constable Allan Foskett said police were called after an unknown person had lit the campfire at the northern end of the sawmill.
‘‘Police spoke to some males at the scene, but they were unable to establish if they were involved,’’ Sen. Constable Foskett said.
Echuca Fire Brigade Captain Mark Hooper said two trucks were sent about 7.20pm and crews put it out in a couple of minutes.
Police are investigating.
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