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Good Friday house fire

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April 20, 2017
A Mulwala home damaged in an accidental fire on Good Friday will likely have to be demolished according to police.
The Mulwala Fire Brigade and Police were called to the fire at a property on Wemyss Road, Mulwala around 8.50am on Friday, April 15.
Upon arrival they found the house fully engulfed in flames. Further units of the Rural Fire Service attended at the scene to assist in extinguishing the fire.
A Police spokesperson said it was lucky no-one was home at the time of the blaze and enquiries had revealed there were no suspicious circumstances.
The spokesperson said the home suffered extensive damage and would likely have to be demolished.

POLICE BEAT

Positive roadside drug test

Around 5.50pm on Wednesday, April 12 a 33-year old Mulwala man was arrested after he failed a roadside drug test in Melbourne Street, Mulwala.   
The driver tested positive for Methylamphetamine.  
Enquiries revealed the male was a disqualified driver and also had outstanding traffic warrants.  He was taken to Albury Police Station for a further test and execution of his warrants.

Driving while disqualified

Around 6.50pm on Tuesday, April 11 a 25-year old Yarrawonga man was arrested for driving while disqualified whilst police were conducting stationary random breath and drug testing on Melbourne Street, Mulwala.
The male failed a roadside drug test which proved positive to cannabis and was later taken to Albury Police Station for a further testing.    
The male was issued a court attendance notice.
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