Two elderly residents suffered mild smoke inhalation and were taken to hospital for treatment following a fire in their Fawkner home.
Time: 00:05 hours
Call Number: 6799
Address: Jukes Road, Fawkner.
The fire appears to have started in a bedroom at the front of their single-storey house before spreading to another room and up into the roof.
MFB crews brought the blaze under control in 20 minutes but it took almost 2 hours to have it fully extinguished.
The cause is still under investigation, and is not thought to be of a suspicious nature.
Rescue units: 1
Aerial units: 1
Number of firefighters: 20
Officer in charge: Commander Michael Swift
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