Eltham garage fire under control

More than 20 firefighters were called to Dandallo Drive in Eltham, following reports of smoke and flames issuing from the rear of a property.

Friday, 25 September 2020 at 5:46 am

When initial crews arrived at the property just seven minutes later, an entire garage had been engulfed by fire.

Wearing breathing apparatus for protection from the smoke, crews commenced an aggressive attack on the blaze.

Their efforts ensured the fire was brought under control within 40 minutes.

At this stage it’s not known what caused the fire however FRV’s specialist Fire Investigation Unit will attend the scene.

Crews are expected to remain on scene for some time to ensure the fire has been completely extinguished.  

There is a lot of smoke in the area, and a community advice message has been issued.

At the height of the incident there were seven firefighting appliances at the scene, along with three additional units working to extinguish the blaze.

FRV was also supported by CFA crews.