Car rest stop area damaged by blaze

VANDALS have caused extensive damage to a roadside rest area. 

Accelerant was used to light a fire at the rest stop on the Murray Valley Highway, near Yarrawonga, about 4.55am on Thursday. 

Sergeant Damien Loiterton said the flames destroyed a picnic bench, damaged a nearby water tank and burnt the structure over the area. 

“There’s probably $2000 worth of damage caused,” he said. 

Call 1800 333 000 with information.