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Building Fire in Yarraville.

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22 Aug 2011
When firefighters arrived on scene, the fire was already burning through the roof of the two storey building.

Date: August 21, 2011 
Time: 13:53 hours     
Call Number: 6287

Address: Simpson Street, Yarraville.


It was brought under control in fifteen minutes by firefighters wearing breathing apparatus and there were no occupants home at the time.

The building consists of an Antique store and a retail Wine store at ground level and also a resident on the first floor where it is believed the fire started.

The blaze was contained to the first floor but the rest of the building has been affected by heat, smoke and water.

The cause has yet to be determined.   


Attending Appliances: 4

Number of firefighters: 22

Officer in charge: Commander Darren Conlin

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

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