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Firefighters rescue woman from burning house

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03 Mar 2016
MFB firefighters have rescued a woman from a burning home in Croydon this afternoon.

Fireys were called to the blaze at a double storey apartment on Lacey Street about 2.20pm, arriving to find the roof fully engulfed and smoke billowing out.
Firefighters from Croydon fire station ran inside the burning building, rescuing a female resident.
Ambulance Victoria paramedics transported the unconscious woman to hospital where she is still recovering.
Nearby residents were evacuated as a safety precaution as smoke spread through the ceiling to other apartments.
About 25 MFB firefighters and CFA firefighters brought the fire under control within 20 minutes.
No one else was injured during the incident.
The cause of the fire is yet to be determined.

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