Car fire in St Albans threatens house and garage

Saturday, 7 August 2021 at 10:46 pm

FRV responded to a car fire in St Albans just after 5am on Sunday morning, after multiple calls were received by Triple Zero (000).

30 firefighters arrived at the West Esplanade residence to find a car well alight and spreading to the garage.

Wearing breathing apparatus, firefighters worked quickly to attack the fire, bringing it under control in 30 minutes.

At this stage it is unknown whether there has been damage to the residence as well.

At the height of the incident there were five pumpers, one rescue unit and one aerial unit in attendance.

The cause of the fire is not yet known.