An overnight fire destroyed an unoccupied Tatura house on Craven Rd in the early hours of yesterday.April 10, 2014 4:46am
Examining scene: Fire investigators and the arson and explosives squad yesterday attended the scene of a house blaze on Craven Rd.
Fire investigators and the arson and explosives squad were yesterday on scene at the property, which local orchardist owns and has been vacant for some time.
It is not known if the fire is suspicious or linked to the spate of 25 fires lit between Tatura and Mooroopna since February 5.
Country Fire Authority District 22 duty officer Rob Van Dorsser said firefighters were called to the fire about 1.45
Mr Van Dorsser said Tatura, Mooroopna, Shepparton and Toolamba crews took about 20 minutes to control the blaze.
Craven Rd resident Agatha Alampi said the number of fires in the area was making residents nervous.
‘‘We’re all starting to get quite worried — we own a packing shed and three properties on this road,’’ Mrs Alampi said.
‘‘It’s very scary and it’s getting too close.’’
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