News Releases

Building fire contained in South Melbourne

back to list
09 Feb 2020
MFB crews were called to a fire at an office on Thistlethwaite St in South Melbourne at 11:14pm on Sunday night.

Upon arrival, approximately 30 firefighters accessed the premises through a roller shutter door and began to attack the fire internally.

Firefighters were able to contain the damage to the office space at the front and prevent the fire from spreading to nearby buildings.

The fire was declared under control in 25 minutes and crews remained on scene to extinguish the fire.

Thankfully, there was no one found inside at the time of the fire.  

MFB fire investigators will attend the scene this morning to determine a cause.

Ambulance Victoria were on scene assisting and Victoria Police is investigating the incident.

No information available to download
Back to top
Facts and Features
Safety Tip

The Australasian Fire and Emergency Services Authority Council (AFAC) recommends monthly testing of smoke alarms to ensure they are working correctly.

Its True

Only working Smoke Alarms save lives.

Dial 000 for emergency