Fire at scrap metal yard in Laverton North

Saturday, 1 April 2023 at 10:14 am

Fire Rescue Victoria firefighters responded to a fire at a scrap metal facility in Laverton North this evening.

Crews were called to the premises in Fitzgerald Road shortly after 7.30pm and arrived to find smoke and flames billowing from a six metre high pile of metal.

Crews used a crane to pull the pile apart while dousing the flames. Aerial appliances were also deployed.

The fire was declared under control shortly before 9pm.