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Residents missing following suspicious Mulgrave house fire

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05 Aug 2015
Police will investigate a fire at a Mulgrave home overnight.

Crews were called to the Topaz Court home about 5.50am after a neighbour spotted smoke and flames coming from the house.

Based on the details received an extra appliance was dispatched.

When MFB crews arrived they requested further assistance as flames were through the roof of the 20 square single storey house. 

MFB and CFA firefighters in breathing apparatus conducted firefighting operations externally due to the intensity of the fire.

The house was fully involved and has sustained severe damage.

The fire was deemed under control after 45 minutes.

A thorough search of the premises has been carried out and no persons were found inside - although the current whereabouts of the occupants is still unknown.

The cause of this morning’s blaze has been deemed suspicious and further investigations regarding the fire have been handed over to Police. 

ATTENDING APPLIANCES
Pumpers:  4
Rescue Units:  1
Aerial units:  1
Other units:  2

NUMBER OF FIREFIGHTERS: 22

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