News Releases

Suspicious fire in West Melbourne

back to list
07 May 2016
MFB firefighters are currently in North Melbourne after a blaze broke out in a factory this evening.

Passers by spotted thick plumes of smoke billowing from the printing factory on Ireland Street and phoned Triple Zero (000) shortly before 9pm.
Firefighters in breathing apparatus entered the burning building to search for the seat of the fire.
The fire is now under control however a community warning has been issued for residents in the immediate area due to smoke.
The fire is believed to be suspicious and Victoria Police are on scene.

No information available to download
Back to top
Facts and Features
Safety Tip

The Australasian Fire and Emergency Services Authority Council (AFAC) recommends monthly testing of smoke alarms to ensure they are working correctly.

Its True

Only working Smoke Alarms save lives.

Dial 000 for emergency