Australia Melbourne factory blaze deemed suspicious

12:21  12 january  2017
12:21  12 january  2017 Source:   MSN

Explosive devices found at scene of fatal Adelaide apartment blaze

  Explosive devices found at scene of fatal Adelaide apartment blaze Two unexploded homemade devices have been found at the scene of a fatal unit fire in Davoren Park, in Adelaide's north.Emergency services were called to the apartment building on Westward Street about 3am after neighbours heard two separate explosions.

A blaze that sent flames shooting through the roof of a factory in Melbourne 's south-east this morning is being treated as suspicious , fire authorities say.

A ferocious fire that tore through a Port Melbourne home overnight, spreading quickly to neighbouring properties, has been deemed suspicious . Firefighters were called to Station Street in Port Melbourne just after 2.30am, and quickly upgraded the severity of the blaze after a number of calls from nearby residents. Around 30 Metropolitan Fire Brigade members fought the blaze and managed to bring it under control in about an hour. The home, which was under renovation, was completely destroyed, while the flames spread to neighbouring properties on both sides and caused extensive damage.

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A factory fire in Melbourne that took 50 firefighters two hours to bring under control has been deemed suspicious.

Three cars set alight in Sydney arson attack

  Three cars set alight in Sydney arson attack More than 20 residents of a Penrith apartment block had to be evacuated after three cars were set alight overnight. Firefighters were called to the unit block about 2.20am and were forced to evacuate around 25 residents.There were no injuries, however the building suffered extensive smoke damage.Inspector Kernin Lambert from NSW Fire & Rescue said extinguishing the blaze was made difficult by limited access to the locked garage.“A very, very intense fire as it was located in a concrete basement. It was intense heat, intense flames, and very thick smoke being produced,” he said.

Two suspicious fires in Melbourne partly destroy a gelato bar on Lygon Street in Brunswick East and a house in Malvern East.

14:05 Melbourne factory blaze deemed suspicious .

MFB and CFA crews battled the Hoppers Crossing blaze early on Thursday but had to withdraw and fight the flames from outside over fears the concrete walls could collapse.

A massive fire has engulfed three industrial buildings in Melbourne's west. © ABC News (AU) A massive fire has engulfed three industrial buildings in Melbourne's west. The blaze broke out in a complex of four factories made of tilt slabs in Graham Street just after midnight.

MFB investigators have determined the fire is suspicious and have referred the incident to Victoria Police.

Police probe blaze that gutted Qld house .
Police have set up a crime scene after a suspicious blaze gutted a house at Toowoomba, west of Brisbane. © Seven News A pregnant woman and two other people have escaped a massive fire that ripped through their Toowoomba home. Firefighters were called to the West Street home about 2am on Friday. Two women and a man who were at the property escaped without injury.Police say the fire is suspicious and a crime scene has been established, but could not confirm reports a man was in custody.

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