A CAR was stolen from a Wangaratta property on Saturday night and later torched near Pyles Lane where it caused a small grass fire.
Wangaratta police and CFA were called to the incident at 11.30pm.
Police estimated that the Holden Colorado utility had been taken from a Wenhams Lane property sometime in the preceding two hours.
Police are appealing for witnesses.
If you have any information contact Wangaratta CUI on (03) 5723 0850.