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Spate of house fires hits North East

Victoria’s recent cold snap has brought with it several house fires across the North East, with at least seven serious fires recorded in the past week in Wodonga, Wangaratta, Mansfield, Rutherglen and Merrigum.

 1.41 PM 5 June, 2015

Neighbours' efforts praised

A group of Wangaratta residents who sprang to a neighbour’s aid when her home caught fire has been praised by CFA. 

 12.26 PM 3 June, 2015

Fireys save house in Merrigum

A working smoke alarm has alerted a family of four to a fire in their Merrigum home overnight.

 10.27 AM 3 June, 2015

Smoke alarm saves Mt Eliza woman

A working smoke alarm has saved an elderly woman from her burning home in Mount Eliza overnight.

 10.00 AM 3 June, 2015

Keysborough factory fire

Firefighters were able to quickly control a fire at a factory in Keysborough this afternoon.

 4.44 PM 1 June, 2015

Colac house destroyed in fire

Just one week after the home fire safety campaign launch, another Victorian home has been destroyed by fire.

 10.46 AM 31 May, 2015

Fire at fast food restaurant

Pakenham Fire Brigade was called to a fire in the kitchen at Hungry Jacks Pakenham at around 6.50 this morning (28 May). 

 12.01 PM 28 May, 2015

Historic Majorca building destroyed

After standing for 149 years the former Majorca general store has been destroyed by fire.

 11.17 AM 28 May, 2015

Man rescued from burning home

A Traralgon man is lucky to be alive after firefighters carried him from his burning home overnight.

 1.33 PM 26 May, 2015

Echuca house fire

Fire investigators will look into a blaze that has left an Echuca home badly damaged.

 4.27 PM 25 May, 2015

Lucky residents escape two house fires

Two home owners are counting their losses and blessings this morning after their homes were damaged or destroyed by fire.

 11.28 AM 21 May, 2015

Fire bites the dust at Morwell sawmill

Crews in CFA’s District 27 are attending a fire in a sawmill in Hazelwood North, Morwell, which started at 9am this morning (14 May) and has spread to a sawdust collection hopper.

 12.45 PM 14 May, 2015

Steep land challenges fireys at Bairnsdale

Up to 40 CFA firefighters and 15 trucks attended a significant house fire yesterday (Wednesday) evening at an unoccupied, derelict property in Bairnsdale.

 8.49 AM 14 May, 2015

House collapses in fire

CFA firefighters were called to a fully involved house fire in Narre Warren North this afternoon.

 12.54 PM 11 May, 2015

Suspicious fire at Wonthaggi

CFA and police will investigate the cause of a fire in Wonthaggi this morning after fire destroyed a house overnight.

 11.37 AM 6 May, 2015

Big fill used at structure fire

Malmsbury Big Fill recently came in handy at a structure fire in Denver. The house, which was fullly alight on arrival of crews, was unfortuntately destroyed but crews successfully protected and saved an adjoining house.

 11.52 AM 3 May, 2015

Epping house destroyed

A house without working smoke detectors has been destroyed by fire and another house damaged in Epping on Thursday morning.

 10.30 AM 30 April, 2015

Multiple fires in Wonthaggi overnight

Emergency services were pushed overnight with more than four structures involved in fire in a 2 hour period with all being suspicious in nature.

 1.27 PM 26 April, 2015

Cottage fire at Inverleigh

CFA crews are at the scene of a house fire on the Hamilton Highway at Inverleigh.

 11.00 AM 23 April, 2015

CFA member loses home to fire

A house belonging to a member of Newlyn Dean fire brigade was totally destroyed by fire on Sunday 12 April.

 1.38 PM 21 April, 2015