Firefighters contain large house fire in Williamstown

Sunday, 3 March 2024 at 1:22 am

Thirty firefighters responded to a significant house fire in Williamstown on Sunday morning.

Multiple callers to Triple Zero (000) reported seeing flames issuing from the Albert Street property shortly after 4am.

Firefighters arrived on scene within four minutes.

Upon arrival, crews found a two-storey timber building in the back yard was fully alight and spreading to a shed in the neigbhouring property.

Firefighters immediately escalated the response, sending additional resources including an aerial appliance.

Firefighters worked together to extinguish the fire, bringing the fire under control at 5.19am.

One man was injured in the blaze and was transported to hospital by Ambulance Victoria paramedics. 

A Community Warning was issued due to the large amount of smoke in the area. 

FRV's specialist fire investigators will investigate the cause of the fire.