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Hot oil left on stove leads to house blaze

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18 Jun 2012
A pot of hot oil left unattended has caused a fire that has virtually destroyed a single storey weatherboard house this morning.

The fire was through the roof when MFB firefighters arrived on scene with the sole occupant trying to fight the fire with a garden hose. The damage bill has been estimated at $240,000.

Details of Fire/Incident
Address: Date: June 17, 2012
Time: 03:54 hours     
Call Number: 6583

Pumpers: 4 
Rescue units: 1  
Aerial Units: 1   

Number of firefighters: 22


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