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Deceased male found in unit fire, Fitzroy.

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05 Sep 2011
Fire fighters wearing breathing apparatus forced entry into a burning unit on Saturday.

Date: September 3, 2011 
Time: 10:48 hours     
Call Number: 0925

Address: Glenlyon Rd, Fitzroy North

MFB crews were on-scene within three minutes of the initial call being received and contained the fire to the lounge room on the top floor of a two storey block of units.

Fire fighters have located a deceased male, on a couch in the lounge room.

A small portion of the lounge room and contents has been severely damaged by fire while a portion of the remainder of the unit has been damaged by heat and smoke.
Attending Appliances:  

Pumpers: 2
Breathing Apparatus Support:1

Number of firefighters: 8

Officer in charge: Commander  Mick Swift

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

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