Explosion arrest in Sale

POLICE have arrested a man in Sale in relation to an explosion in Melbourne last month.

Detectives from the Arson and Explosives Squad arrested the 40-year-old man in Sale on Thursday around 8.30am.

Police charged the man in relation to an explosion in a Middle Park flat on January 4 which injured three police officers and two firefighters.

He was charged with six counts of reckless conduct endangering life, six counts of reckless conduct endangering serious injury, four counts of recklessly cause serious injury and one count of recklessly cause injury.

The man appeared at the Latrobe Valley Magistrates’ Court Thursday afternoon and was bailed to appear at the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on May 1.