Vehicle is torched near weir

POLICE are investigating a fire that destroyed a car near the Hume Weir.

Emergency services were alerted to the incident on Old Weir Road at Bonegilla about 2.55am on Wednesday.

The blaze was brought under control by firefighters in about half-an-hour.

Detective Acting Sergeant Justin Foots said the blue Ford Falcon had not been reported stolen by the owner. 

“Police are investigating the circumstances,” he said.

“We believe it’s been intentionally set on fire.”