Early morning fire at Hoppers Crossing shopping centre

Approximately 30 FRV firefighters were despatched to a fire within a shopping centre on Warringa Crescent and Willmott Drive in Hoppers Crossing at 3:36am this morning.

Friday, 21 May 2021 at 11:12 pm

Arriving within six minutes wearing firefighters Breathing Apparatus entered the centre and found one shop fully involved with a second shop partially involved and worked to contain and suppress the blaze. There are several adjacent shops that were heavily smoked logged.

The incident was brought under control at 4:21am. There were no injuries.

Eight Pumpers, a Rescue Unit and three specialist and support vehicles were on scene with support from CFA, Victoria Police and local utility companies.

Victoria Police is investigating.