FRV crews battle house fire in Bayswater

Monday, 31 May 2021 at 11:23 pm

50 Fire Rescue Victoria firefighters responded to a house fire in Bayswater this morning.

Multiple callers to Triple Zero (000) reported the fire on Tolga Court at 3.33am.

Firefighters arrived on scene within five minutes to find a garage and pergola engulfed in flames.

Wearing breathing apparatus, crews worked quickly to control the fire and stop it from spreading.

The fire was brought under control in 43 minutes, at 4.16am.

Thankfully no injuries were reported.

Crews remained on scene to ensure all hot spots were extinguished, and FRV Fire Investigators attended to probe the cause.

At the height of the incident there were 15 FRV firefighting appliances on scene, including ten Pumpers, one Rescue Unit and one Aerial Unit.

FRV was supported on scene by CFA.

Local council has been notified.