Bendigo police investigating series of grass fires

By Campaspe News

BENDIGO police are investigating a series of grass fires that occurred in the Elmore area on Friday.

Emergency services responded to two fires in Avonmore about 3.30pm in the vicinity of Lanmore Rd and Elmore-Barnadown Rd. 

The fire burned through farmland and destroyed a hay shed.

Emergency services were then called to a string of fires between Carag Carag and Toolleen, including Midland Highway, Corop at about 10.30pm.

The cause of the fires is unknown.

Anyone with information are encouraged to contact Bendigo Police on 5448 1300 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000