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'Lit' and run in Lyrup over the weekend

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Police are seeking witnesses to a deliberately lit grass fire at Lyrup over the weekend.

At 1am last Saturday, a member of the public reported a fire burning on the Lyrup flats near the Lyrup main road. Several fire crews from Lyrup, Monash, Glossop and Berri attended and contained the fire which burnt approximately 400 sqm of grass.

An older model sedan, which police allege may have been a Holden, with a noisy exhaust was seen leaving the area at the time.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at


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