Police arrest woman after Morwell fires

Latrobe Crime Investigation Unit detectives have arrested a woman following an alleged series of fires in Morwell this morning.

Emergency services were initially called to a hotel on Collins and Buckley streets about 3.40am after reports of a fire.

A short time later, they responded to another fire at a home on Hopetoun Avenue.

The house was destroyed, however no one was inside at the time.

Emergency services responded to a third fire, also on Hopetoun Avenue, about 6.10am.

The house was vacant at the time.

No one was injured during any of the incidents.

Police have since arrested a 44-year-old Morwell woman, who is currently in custody.

The investigation is ongoing.

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