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Car catches fire in Brighton factory.

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30 Apr 2012
MFB firefighters responded to a car fire that was inside a single storey factory over the weekend.

Before an assessment of structural damage could be made MFB firefighter needed to clear the smoke form the building which took some time.

It took just on 30 minutes to bring the 50m x 30m factory fire under control.

The damage bill has been estimated at $100,000. The building was empty at the time of the fire, and no injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire has not been determined but does not seem to be of a suspicious nature.

Details of Fire/Incident
Address: 324 New Street,, Brighton
Date: April 28th, 2012 
Time: 00:05 hours     
Call Number: 15289

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

Number of firefighters: 22

Officer in charge: Commander Brad Quinn 

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

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