Suspicious blaze in Melbourne destroyed home

Suspicious blaze in Melbourne destroyed home

Suspicious blaze in Melbourne destroyed home

Emergency firefighters attend a suspicious blaze after several 000 emergency calls in south-east Melbourne which has destroyed a home.

Dozens of firemen battled a suspicious fire blaze today Friday morning after residents reported a massive house fire. At 3 a.m. on Friday, Fire Rescue Victoria (FRV), responded to multiple triple-zero calls for a house fire on Koorang Road, Carnegie. After getting reports of a substantial amount of smoke coming from a property.

Suspicious blaze in Melbourne destroyed home

Firefighters arrived on the scene in seven minutes to find the house fully engulfed in flames. They quickly requested extra assistance.

Nine fire trucks and 30 firefighters responded. A staff wearing breathing apparatus worked tirelessly to keep the fire from spreading to nearby properties.

Victorian Police detectives said in a statement that the exact cause of the fire is unknown but the police are investigating this incident as suspicious.

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Although no one was home at the time when the property was destroyed completely. Authorities temporarily evacuated residents in the area due to concerns that the fire had spread.

The Commander of FRV Paul Illman said he had concerns about ashes from blazes. There were a lot of ashes coming off it that were reaching out on the room of one of the residents.

Ambulance Victoria and Victoria Police arrived on the site to facilitate the residents. After 41 minutes of outbursts of fire, it was under control at 03:49 a.m.

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