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Unattended cooking causes chaos in Carlton

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19 Jul 2016
A woman is lucky to be alive after unattended cooking sparked a fire in a Carlton apartment last night.

A woman is lucky to be alive after unattended cooking sparked a fire in a Carlton apartment last night.
MFB crews were called to the unit in Lygon Street about 10.45pm after neighbours reported smoke billowing from the premises.
On arrival, firefighters could hear the smoke alarm beeping in the background.
They put on breathing apparatus and made their way into the apartment.
Once inside, they found a 30-year-old woman suffering the effects of smoke.
Firefighters evacuated her and placed her on oxygen until Ambulance Victoria paramedics arrived.
The fire is believed to have been caused by a pot of cooking which had been left on the stove.

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