Up to six deliberately lit fires in a Kyabram arson spree have left the Country Fire Authority in shock.
Up to six deliberately lit fires in and around Kyabram’s central business district have left the Country Fire Authority in shock.
The latest, a fire on Monday morning at Safeway supermarket, had the potential to be disastrous.
Kyabram CFA captain Mick Crompton said the fire set in a Garrett’s bin in the recycling bay of the supermarket was close to two gas mains and the store’s coolroom.
‘‘When we arrived about 2.30
‘‘We were probably lucky it was on top of the fire service main that goes into the building and that the heat caused a mains eruption, which was to our advantage.
‘‘It had the potential to have caused quite significant damage.’’
Mr Crompton said the brigade had to hook into the mains supply of the fire station about 50
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