Lithium-ion batteries cause Broadmeadows house fire

Thursday, 6 June 2024 at 5:51 am

At 12.24PM, Fire Rescue Victoria (FRV) crews responded to a house fire in Broadmeadows after reports of smoke issuing from the lounge room.

Crews arrived on scene to find a single-storey brick veneer home totally engulfed by fire.

All occupants had evacuated safely. 

Fire crews brought the incident Under Control within 30 minutes. 

The cause of the fire was lithium-ion batteries on charge in the lounge area.

Victoria Police and Ambulance Victoria were on scene and assisted FRV operations.