Fire Rescue Victoria

Firefighters swiftly contain West Melbourne building fire

Friday 30 July 2021 11:41pm

More than 25 FRV firefighters responded to a building fire in West Melbourne on Friday night.

A caller to Triple Zero (000) reported the fire shortly before 9.50pm.

Firefighters arrived at the Latrobe Street scene within two minutes.

Upon arrival, crews found a shed at a brick two-storey building was alight.

Crews escalated the response.

Wearing breathing apparatus, crews are conducted a search of the building, finding no occupants.

Crews attacked the fire, bringing it under control just before 10.15pm.

Crews then handed the scene to Victoria Police.

Reviewed 30 July 2021

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