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Police investigate hay stack fires

Ararat Crime Investigation Unit detectives are investigating a series of hay stack fires in the Emu and Kooreh areas. A… Ararat Crime Investigation Unit detectives are investigating a series of hay stack fires in the Emu and Kooreh areas.

A fire was located in hay stacks at the corner of Mill and Dunolly Roads in Emu about 10.30pm on 29 January causing $25,000 worth of damage.

This morning about 2.25am another hay stack fire was located in a shed on a property on Kooreh Road in Kooreh causing $110,000 worth of damage.

Investigators believe a fire on Freemans Road in Kooreh on 8 December is also linked.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.

Belinda Batty

Media Officer

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