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Blaze Engulfs Truganina Pallet Factory

Factory fire in Truganina

Fire Rescue Victoria crews swiftly responded to a factory blaze in Truganina this afternoon around 3.45pm after receiving multiple calls to Triple Zero (000).


The fire crews reached the scene within nine minutes and encountered a 30m x 40m pallet factory emitting flames and smoke. Utilising high-volume water monitors, the firefighters initially attacked the fire from the outside. Once it was safe, they donned breathing apparatuses and entered the building to bring the fire under control, achieving this within 45 minutes.

Pallet factory fire in Truganina

The fire was successfully contained to the mezzanine level of the factory. One individual had evacuated safely before the FRV teams arrived, and no injuries were reported.

Victoria Police and Ambulance Victoria were also present at the site to assist with the firefighting efforts. Fire investigators are scheduled to examine the scene tomorrow to ascertain the cause of the fire.

Firefighters remained at the location for an extended period to ensure the complete extinguishment of the fire. A Community Advice message alerting residents to ‘Smoke in the area’ was also issued.

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