FRV crews swiftly bring Cheltenham fire factory under control

Tuesday, 19 January 2021 at 9:41 pm

Approximately 30 FRV firefighters responded to a factory fire in Cheltenham on Tuesday evening.

A caller to Triple Zero (000) reported seeing flames coming through the window of the factory, and FRV crews arrived on scene within six minutes.

Wearing breathing apparatus, crews forced entry into the back of the single-storey brick factory.

The factory is believed to be a cabinet making business

Crews worked quickly to knock down the fire, bringing it under control within 20 minutes of arriving on scene.

FRV's specialist fire investigators are investigating the cause of the fire.

Victoria Police and Ambulance Victoria also attended the scene.