Moe man arrested following skip bin fires

Latrobe detectives are appealing for witnesses after a 42-year-old Moe man was arrested following a series of suspicious bin fires on Thursday 17 September.

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Latrobe detectives are appealing for witnesses after a 42-year-old Moe man was arrested following a series of suspicious bin fires on Thursday 17 September.

Moe CFA was first called to a fire in a bin in a carpark on George Street just before 12:30am on Thursday 17 September.

They were again called to a fire in a donation bin on Fowler Street around 1am on Friday 18 September before attending another fire was located in a bin in a carpark on George Street just after 4:35am Saturday.

A short time later another fire was located in a bin on Fowler Street which had spread causing minor damage to a nearby building.

A further bin fire was located in a laneway off Albert Street a short time later.

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Whilst searching for offenders, police located more fires in bins at a business on Albert Street and a business on George Street.

A 42-year-old Moe man was arrested a short distance away.

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