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Fire at Fawkner home

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20 Dec 2010
Two elderly residents suffered mild smoke inhalation and were taken to hospital for treatment following a fire in their Fawkner home.

Date: 18/12/2010 
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.


Attending Appliances:  

Pumpers:4
Rescue units: 1
Aerial units: 1


Number of firefighters: 20


Officer in charge: Commander Michael Swift

For more information please contact: MFB Media & Communications on 9665 4699 or media@mfb.vic.gov.au

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