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Arson Squad to Investigate Fire in Carlton

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09 Mar 2011
A fire in a single storey, single fronted home/office took twenty minutes to bring under control earlier this evening.

Date: March 8, 2011 
Time: 21:57 hours     
Call Number 2919

Address: Lygon St, CARLTON.

The building measuring five metres by twenty five metres was well alight when MFB firefighters arrived on scene.

The blaze has been deemed to be of a suspicious nature and the Victoria Police Arson Squad will be called in to investigate.

The premise has been vacant for some time and no injuries were recorded. 

Attending Appliances:  

Pumpers: 4
Rescue units: 1
Aerial units:1

Number of firefighters: 22

Officer in charge: Commander Mark O’Connor

For more information please contact: MFB Media & Communications on 9665 4699 or

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