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MFB crews attend apartment blaze in St Kilda

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01 Jul 2016
Quick action of firefighters brought fire under control

Last night just before 9.30pm MFB crews received a fire call to a block of flats in Charnwood Road, St Kilda.

Arriving promptly on scene, firefighters in breathing apparatus rescued one resident from an apartment with serious burns and assisted Ambulance Victoria with CPR. However, the resident was unable to be saved.

The quick actions of the firefighters brought the fire under control very quickly and contained it to one unit on the first floor.

The cause of the fire is being investigated.

Seven appliances and twenty two firefighters tackled the blaze.

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