Firefighters knock down St Albans house fire

Wednesday, 28 February 2024 at 3:07 am

Fire Rescue Victoria (FRV) crews responded to a house fire at Wilpena Court in St Albans just after midday, following multiple calls to Triple Zero (000).

Crews arrived on scene within 6 minutes to find the single storey, brick dwelling, issuing flames and smoke.

Wearing beathing apparatus (BA), firefighters worked to extinguish the fire, bringing the incident under control within 15 minutes. 

The fire affected the garage and the rear of the dwelling, with heat and smoke impacting a neighbouring property.

A young family, who occupy the home, safely evacuated prior to brigade arrival. There were no injuries reported.

The cause was not suspicious.

Victoria Police and Ambulance Victoria were on scene to support firefighting activities.

Firefighters will remain on scene for some time, to ensure the fire is fully extinguished.