Suspicious fire in Rosedale

WELLINGTON Crime Investigation Unit detectives are investigating a suspicious fire which occurred in Rosedale on Tuesday.

The fire occurred alongside the Princes Highway, near the intersection with Maffra-Rosedale Rd, around 2pm. The fire burnt an acre of grassland, however no one was injured.

Detective Sergeant Andrew Mehlert said it was incredibly disappointing to see this kind of behaviour, especially heading into summer.

“I urge anyone who noticed any suspicious or unusual behaviour in the area to contact police and help us put a stop to this dangerous behaviour,” he said.

Anyone with any information is urged to phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or visit their website at