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Unit fire in Westmeadows

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17 Oct 2011
The fire involved two unoccupied, two storey brick veneer units.

Date: October 17, 2011 
Time: 03:38 hours     
Call Number: 6228

Address: Fawkner St/Bent St, Westmeadows


One of the units has been extensively damaged by fire and is in danger of collapsing.

The other unit has also suffered moderate fire damage around the door and window areas as well as some heat and smoke damage.

A building surveyor will attend during daylight hours to check the integrity of the structure.

Under control in 18 minutes.

The cause is suspicious and police are investigating

Attending Appliances:  

Pumpers: 5 plus 1 CFA Pumper
Rescue Units: 1
Aerial Units: 1
Breathing Apparatus Support

Number of firefighters: 20

Officer in charge: Commander Phil Patterson

For more information please contact: MFB Media & Communications on 9665 4699 or

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