FRV crews contain fire at Northcote cafe

Friday, 29 March 2024 at 7:59 pm

FRV crews were called to a shop fire in Victoria Road at Northcote following a call to Triple Zero (000). 

They arrived five minutes later to find a café well alight. 

Firefighters used breathing apparatus and began an internal attack on the fire and prepared for a search of the premises. 

An aerial fire truck was used to assist extinguishing the fire.

It was deemed under control within 28 minutes after first arriving on scene. 

A community warning was published to alert to the significant amount of smoke in the area.

Victoria Police officers and Ambulance Victoria personnel were also on scene assisting FRV.