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Fire at Essendon restaurant.

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02 Jul 2012
A Chinese restaurant has sustained approximately $350,000 damage.

Adjoining buildings suffered smoke and water damage after the fire moved in to the roof area of the double storey premises.

A male in his thirties who suffered minor burns was treated at the scene by Ambulance Victoria and then transported to hospital.

MFB specialist investigators will attend later to try to establish a cause. The blaze took just on an hour to bring under control.

Details of Fire/Incident
Address: Leake St, Essendon.
Date: June 30, 2012 
Time: 13:45 hours     
Call Number: 440

Attending Appliances:  
Pumpers: 4
Rescue Units: 1
Aerial Units: 2
Breathing Apparatus Support:1

Number of firefighters: 24

Officer in charge: Acting Commander Darren Brown

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

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