Fire Rescue Victoria

Specialist HART operators at South Melbourne residential high-rise

FRV's High-Angle Rescue Team is currently on Claredon Street and City Road in South Melbourne assessing several windows at a high-rise residential building at risk of detaching.

10/06/21 6.55am

FRV Specialist Rope Rescue and several appliances arrived at the building within four minutes and quickly identified several window panes at risk of falling to the ground below.

With the assistance of Police, Clarendon St and City Rd have been closed. Crews are currently working with on-site management to identify all apartments affected at this stage. It appears 7 apartments may have been compromised so far.

FRV will be onsite for an undetermined amount of time. SES are also on scene assisting.

Road users are advised to avoid the area.

Reviewed 10 June 2021

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