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Over 50 firefighters battle early morning Coburg house fire

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27 Jun 2014
Firefighters have fought to control a house fire at a Coburg home.

Upon arrival at the scene of a house fire in Sargood Street about 2am, firefighters found a significant fire which involved two premises sharing a common wall.
All occupants of these premises and the houses either side have been accounted for.
Extreme clutter hampered fire fighting operations, and whilst the fire is under control fire continues to burn in the roof space of both houses involved in the fire.
At this stage the cause of the fire is unknown and there is no damage estimate.
ATTENDING APPLIANCES
Pumpers:​​ 7
Rescue Units: ​​1
Aerial units: ​​1
Other units:​​ 5
NUMBER OF FIREFIGHTERS: 57

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