Three suspicious fires

WELLINGTON Crime Investigation Unit is investigating three suspicious fires lit at Cowwarr and Loch Sport on Saturday.

The two fires at Cowwarr were lit in dry grass at the intersection of Traralgon-Maffra and Cowwarr-Seaton Rds at midday and at Neilsens Rd just before 4.30pm.

Given the time frame, police suspect there may be a connection between the two fires.

The Loch Sport fire was reported at 8.30am, burning through dry grass near beach access.

Police are urging anyone with information regarding the fires to phone Wellington CIU on 5143 5000 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. 

Fire patrols are still being conducted in local area, along with police manned road blocks.