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Bushfire Deliberately Lit Near Ceduna

Police are seeking assistance from the public over a deliberately lit bushfire near Ceduna.

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Just before 5pm on Tuesday, police attended the fire burning in scrubland on the Flinders Highway, 20 kilometres south west of the town at Merghiny.

CFS crews extinguished the fires after approximately 15 square metres of scrub had been burnt.

Police are requesting dash cam footage from drivers along the highway between 4:00 and 5:30pm on Tuesday.

If you have any information regarding the fire that could help the investigation, contact Ceduna Police or call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Photo: Eyre Peninsula Broadcasters