Fire destroys park barbecue

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in relation to a fire at Lions Park Reserve, Yallourn North on Friday.

Between 4am and 5am a fire destroyed a barbecue and roof structure at the Reserve Street facility.

According to police, unknown people removed a mattress, which was left at a nearby charity bin and placed it on the barbecue.

It is believed the barbecue was then started and the mattress has ignited.

Anybody with information should phone Senior Constable Peter Warden at Latrobe Criminal Investigation unit on 5131 5000.