Sale fire hospitalises man, brings powerlines down

A MAN was taken to hopsital after a house fire just before midnight in Sale on Thursday night.

Emergency services were called to the fire in Trood St at 11.59pm.

Five CFA vehicles from Sale and one from Stratford attended.

The fire caused extensive damage, as the front part of the brick house was fully engulfed.

Emergency services held particular concerns about powerlines, which were down over the road.

The fire was under control by 12.23am, but the CFA team remained on site to do a full search of the house and mop up hot spots.

The fire’s cause is being investigated.

WELLINGTON Crime Scene Services unit was sent to Yarram Monday morning to investigate a burglary overnight at Murray Goulburn Trading on Commercial Rd.

Offenders gained entry to the premises overnight Sunday and attempted to break into the safe.

At the time the Gippsland Times went to print Monday morning, police were still on the scene investigating and determining what items were missing.

FIRE extensively damaged a weatherboard house on Bundalaguah Rd, Bundalaguah, on Saturday evening.

Five CFA units brought the blaze under control.

CFA investigators are determining the cause of the fire.

ALTHOUGH police are still yet to confirm the identity of a body found at Moondarra on Saturday, tributes flowed on social media for Jarrad Lovison,who went missing on April 15.

Mr Lovison, 37, was last seen on March St in Newborough about 9.45pm after visiting a friend.