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Spontaneous combustion blaze at Glen Waverley Laundromat

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05 Jun 2012
Firefighters attended a fire at a laundromat in Glen Waverley last night.

MFB crews were called to the scene, on the corner of Blackburn Road and Tricks Court, at 11:46pm.
The fire was contained to a pile of clothing in a rear storeroom with minor fire extension into the roof area in the rear of the premises.
Heavy smoke logging inside the premises initially made the fire very difficult to locate, however firefighters used breathing apparatus and managed to get the fire until control in 20 minutes.
Seven appliances and 20 firefighters attended the blaze.
It's cause has been determined as spontaneous combustion.

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