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MFB currently in attendance at a house fire at Barrow Street, Coburg

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04 Nov 2016
It took thirty minutes to bring the fire under control

Just before 7.30pm this evening, MFB received fire calls to a house fire in Barrow Street.

Arriving on scene firefighters found the rear section of the single storey weatherboard house involved in fire, that was threatening homes either side of the property. Due to its ferocity, the fire had spread next door.
Crews have conducted searches and all persons have been accounted for. 
A community warning has been issued due to the amount of smoke in the area and local residents are being advised to stay indoors and keep their windows and doors closed. 
Victoria Police and Ambulance Victoria are also on scene assisting MFB and the fire has just been declared under control.
MFB will be in attendance for the next few hours.
Eight appliances and 26 firefighters tackled the blaze. 

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