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Balwyn detached shed fire

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16 Oct 2010
The fire involved a 8m x 6m detached shed at the rear of a house.

TIME: 2203 hrs CALL No.: 5915

Breathing apparatus in operation. Fire duty in place.

MFB Fire Investigation Unit will attend during daylight hours to establish a cause.

ATTENDING APPLIANCES:

PUMPERS: 4

RESCUE UNITS: 1

AERIAL UNITS: 1

OTHER UNITS: Breathing apparatus support

No. of FIREFIGHTERS: 16

OFFICER - IN - CHARGE: CMDR Peter Egan

ORIGINATOR: MFB Communications Controller - N.Henderson

For more information please contact: MFB Media & Communications on 9665 4699 or media@mfb.vic.gov.au

 

The shed contained several cars, numerous stacks of timber, steel, tools and other rubbish making extinguishing the fire very difficult. Under control in 25 minutes.

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