Family evacuated from Roxburgh Park garage fire

Tuesday, 15 February 2022 at 10:15 pm

More than 25 firefighters responded to a house fire in Roxburgh Park on Wednesday morning.

FRV crews were called to Villawood Avenue just after 1:45am after multiple callers to Triple Zero (000) reported smoke and flames coming from a garage.

Crews arrived on scene within six minutes to find a garage attached to a two-storey house fully alight.

Wearing breathing apparatus, crews evacuated six occupants from the residence, and one patient was transferred into the care of Ambulance Victoria paramedics.

Firefighters cut through the garage door to access and contain the fire, preventing it from spreading to the house.

The incident was brought under control win just over an hour.

The cause of the fire is yet to be determined.

The incident has been handed over to Victoria Police.