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Suspicious fire contained

  • Suspicious fire contained

Suspicious fire contained

Picture: Nicole Featherby

POLICE are investigating a fire which broke out in the Uniting Church building on Murlong Street.

Swan Hill CFA First Lieutenant Michael Howard confirmed police have taken over, with the fire being treated as suspicious.

Lieutenant Howard said the fire broke out at about 1.10pm.

"We had a call to the old church in Murlong street. There was a fire in the southern end of the building," he said.

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"The crews did a really good job and contained it to the southern corner.

"It is suspicious and we have left it in the hands of the Swan Hill Police.

"The crew did a really good job for that time of the time... we had onlookers which made it a handful but it was a good job."