More than 30 FRV firefighters responded to a unit fire at Glen Waverly in the early hours of Saturday morning, following a call to Triple Zero (000).
Crews arrived to the Clifford Street scene within five minutes to find a single-storey brick home well alight.
Wearing breathing apparatus, FRV firefighters searched the premises to confirm no-one was inside.
A family in the adjoining unit were awoken and evacuated safely by police and firefighters.
FRV Firefighters stopped the fire from spreading into the adjoining unit, bringing the fire under control in 40 minutes.
Victoria Police and Ambulance Victoria also attended the scene.
Reviewed 15 July 2022