• Hannah Phillips

Suspicious Fire at Former Border Chronicle Building

Police are investigating a suspicious fire at Bordertown tonight.

Just before 8.30pm on Thursday 16 August, patrols and fire fighters were called to De Courcey Street following reports of a vacant building on fire.

The fire (in the former Bordertown Chronicle building) threatened the neighbouring radio station before being extinguished.

No one was injured and damage is estimated at over $200,000.

Mount Gambier CIB and Fire Cause Investigators attended the scene this morning to investigate and report locating five burnt cannabis plants and equipment.

The investigation is continuing and police ask anyone who has any information that may assist the investigation to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at www.crimestopperssa.com.au.

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