FRV firefighters responded to a house fire in Reservoir this afternoon following multiple calls to Triple Zero (000) shortly after 3pm.
Firefighters were on the scene in six minutes and arrived to find a single storey weatherboard house well alight.
Firefighters in breathing apparatus entered the building to conduct a search of the house and bring the fire under control.
Fortunately, no one was inside the building.
Firefighters were able to contain the fire to the front half of the house and the fire was brought under control at 3.48pm.
The derelict house suffered significant damage in the blaze.
At this stage, the cause of the fire is believed to be suspicious.
Ambulance Victoria and Victoria Police also attended the incident.
Reviewed 07 April 2023