Fire Rescue Victoria

3AL fire on Burwood Highway

Approximately 50 firefighters are currently responding to two structure fires in Vermont South on Burwood Highway and Hanover Road.

30/03/21 21.03pm

Arriving within six minutes firefighters have found two buildings on fire, one 50x20m three storey abandoned building and a neighbouring single storey building. The abandoned building is fully involved while the neighbouring fire in the single storey has been brought under control.

Nine Pumpers, two Aerial appliances and a Rescue are being assisted by three specialist and support vehicles.

Smoke will be visible from nearby roads and communities.

Victoria Police is assisting with traffic control with road users advised to avoid the area if possible.

FRV is also being supported by CFA.

UPDATE

Firefighters brought the three storey abandoned building fire under control at 8:24am.

Reviewed 30 March 2021

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