Suspicious car fire in Mooroopna

By Shepparton News

Shepparton police are currently at the scene of a suspicious car fire in Mooroopna.

Shepparton police Detective Sarah Trewin said at around 3am this morning a car and neighbouring tree were set alight.

“We believe at this stage it’s in suspicious circumstances, but we’re investigating the cause,” she said.

“It looks like it’s been deliberately lit.”

The blue Holden commodore was parked on the front lawn of a home in Paisley Cres at the time of the incident.

Police confirmed there was someone home at the time of the fire, and it is believed a passerby notified triple zero.

Det Trewin confirmed no one was injured during the incident.

Anyone with information about the fire or who has CCTV footage is urged to contact the Shepparton police Station on 5820 5777.