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Young man lucky to escape unharmed as police notice fire at Reservoir unit.

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18 Jan 2012
Police were passing at the time of the fire and managed to bang on the window of the unit awakening the resident, who subsequently escaped unharmed.

Date: January 18, 2012 
Time: 02:42 hours     
Call Number: 5508

Address: Henty St, Reservoir

The blaze is believed to have started in the garage of the single storey unit and quickly spread via the roof area.

The fire was brought under control in thirty minutes and the damage bill has been estimated at one hundred thousand dollars.

The MFB Fire Investigation Unit will attend at first light to determine a cause.  

Attending Appliances:  
Pumpers: 4
Rescue Units: 1
Aerial Units: 1
Breathing Apparatus Support:1

Number of firefighters: 20

Officer in charge: Commander Will Glenn

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

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