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Man treated for smoke inhalation after Hampton East granny flat fire

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08 Oct 2016
Firefighters have battled a fire at a Hampton East granny flat this evening.

Crews were called to the Cooke Street home at 9pm.

On arrival firefighters quickly attacked the fire, managing to bring the fire under control within 15 minutes.

The fire involved a single storey home, measuring 10 by 15 metres, with an iron roof and cement clad walls and was completely destroyed by fire. 

A male occupant, who was home at the time of the blaze, was treated by Ambulance Victoria for smoke inhalation.

Breathing apparatus was in use. 

The damage is estimate to be in excess of $100,000. The cause is under investigation. 


Attending appliances: 7

Number of firefighters: 25 

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