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Chicken shop blaze in Williamstown

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02 Nov 2012
A Williamstown chicken shop has been severely damaged after a fire began in the deep fryer.

Twelve firefighters attended the Ferguson Street blaze about 8pm on Friday November 2.
It involved a single storey brick and fibro shop 10x25m with a metal roof.
The fire originated in a deep fryer before spreading from the flue up into the roof space and wall cavities of the premise.
A large section of the metal roof had to be removed to completely extinguish the fire in the roof area and check for fire spread in the wall cavities.
A portion of the flue and roof timbers has been damaged by fire while section of the remainder of the premise has suffered some heat and smoke damage.
Firefighters had the fire under control in 10 minutes. Breathing apparatus were in operation.

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