Fire still a mystery

POLICE are yet to determine whether a fire at a Benalla bungalow on Thursday was deliberately lit.

Detectives assessed the scene in Byrne Street yesterday and said they were still trying to establish whether the fire was suspicious, saying it was a possibility it was an accident.

Detective Leading Sen-Constable Jason Frost said about $10,000 damage had been caused inside the converted behind a house.

He said the damage was not structural.

Firefighters were called to the bungalow at 5.15pm on Thursday.