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Bungalow blaze deemed suspicious in Thomastown

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04 Mar 2013
Fire crews have fought to save a Thomastown home after fire destroyed a bungalow in the back yard.

Firefighters arrived at the home on Heyington Ave near Latitude Boulevard, Thomastown, about 4am this morning.

They discovered a fire in a bungalow measuring five by four metres at the rear of a single storey, weatherboard house.  The fire has originated in the roof of the bungalow before spreading into the roof area of the house.

One room of the two roomed bungalow and a large section of the roof area has been severely damaged by fire.

The roof area of the house has also been severely damaged by fire while a portion of the remainder of the premises has been damaged by heat, smoke and water.

Crews deemed the fire under control in 25 minutes and breathing apparatus in operation.

The cause of the fire has been deemed suspicious and police are investigation.

A total 22 firefighters attended the incident, with eight appliances on scene.

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