Firefighters battle service station fire in Fitzroy

Monday, 16 August 2021 at 9:20 pm

Approximately 22 FRV firefighters responded to a service station fire in Fitzroy on Monday night.

A caller to Triple Zero (000) reported the Victoria Parade fire shortly before 12.00am.

FRV crews arrived on scene within three minutes to find flames issuing from the single-storey station showroom.

Wearing breathing apparatus, firefighters worked quickly to isolate power and fuel before attacking the flames.

The incident was deemed under control within 15 minutes, with crews remaining on scene overnight to fully extinguish the flames and monitor for any hot spots.

Firefighters believe the cause of the fire may be suspicious and handed the scene to Victoria Police for further investigation.

Ambulance Victoria and City Power were also on scene to support firefighting activities.