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MFB fireys attend kitchen fire in Brunswick West

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26 Sep 2015
Firefighters fought to contain a fire in a Brunswick West kitchen on Saturday afternoon.

Crews were called to the Guthrie Street home at midday on Saturday 26 September.

The initial call was received from the occupant for a fire in their kitchen.

The smoke alarm could be heard operating by the Triple Zero operator. This was quickly followed by another caller stating smoke was coming out of the tiled roof.  An extra appliance was added in response to the call information and MFB crews reported smoke showing while on their way.

The fire appears to have spread from the rangehood into the roof space. MFB firefighters in breathing apparatus gained access into the roof of the single storey house to investigate the spread of the fire.  The occupant of the house escaped and did not sustain any injuries.

The fire was declared under control after 22 minutes.

ATTENDING APPLIANCES
Pumpers: 4
Rescue Units: 1
Other units: 1

NUMBER OF FIREFIGHTERS: 18

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