House fire in Pakenham under control

Monday, 3 April 2023 at 1:52 am

Crews were called to the single storey home at 10.43am and arrived within four minutes to find a fire had taken hold of a garage at the property.

Firefighters worked quickly to gain the upper hand of the blaze, containing it to the garage with the incident being declared under control at 11.04.

The occupants of the home had been alerted to the fire by a neighbour and were able to evacuate safely prior to the arrival of crews.

Police and Ambulance Victoria are also on scene.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.