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Cafe/house fire in Thornbury.

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02 Jul 2012
A couple in their thirties were taken to hospital for observation, a male with facial burns and a female with smoke inhalation.

The fire in the single storey brick veneer dwelling took about thirty six minutes to bring under control after MFB firefighters were hampered by a large amount of bric-a-brac.

It appears the owners were operating a café style business in the front of the building and living at the rear where the fire started.

A cause has not been established but will be investigated later. The damage bill is expected to top one hundred thousand dollars.

Details of Fire/Incident
Address: Dundas St, Thornbury.
Date: June 30, 2012 
Time: 15:47 hours     
Call Number: 10486

Attending Appliances:  
Pumpers: 4
Rescue Units: 1
Aerial Units: 1
Breathing Apparatus Support:1

Number of firefighters: 22

Officer in charge: Commander Costa Katsikis

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