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Fire at Lazy Moe’s Restaurant

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08 Aug 2011
The cause of the fire at the well known Forest Hill restaurant is still undetermined.

Date: August 8, 2011 
Time: 01:59 hours     
Call Number: 2186

Address: Canterbury Road, Forest Hill

MFB Fire Investigators remain on scene awaiting the arrival of heavy machine to assist in clearing the collapsed roof following the fire and making the area safe. 

The large fire occurred in the single storey restaurant (30 x 20m) in the early hours this morning and on arrival found the restaurant fully involved and soon after 90% of the tiled roof had collapsed.  Early concerns were raised for the nearby two storey Clarion Motel which was partially evacuated. Fortunately MFB firefighters were able to contain the fire in 40 minutes and alleviate any threat to this exposure.  However the premises has been destroyed, with only the exterior walls remaining.     

Attending Appliances: 7  

Number of firefighters: 24

Officer in charge: Commander Rob Dean

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

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