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House fire in Meadow Heights overnight

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09 Apr 2020
MFB and CFA firefighters responded to an unoccupied house on fire in Meadow Heights just before 1am on Thursday morning.

Firefighters arrived on scene within eight minutes to find smoke coming from the roof.

Crews quickly gained access to investigate the origin of the fire and confirm no one was inside at the time.

Thanks to the swift action of attending crews, the fire was isolated to a single room in the house, bringing the incident under control at 1:36am.

Crews remained on scene overnight, dousing hot spots and clearing smoke to make the area safe.  

It is believed the fire was caused by an electrical fault and the scene has been has been handed over to Victoria Police for further investigation. Ambulance Victoria were also on scene assisting.   

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