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Suspicious Blaze Engulfs Girl Guide Hall in Hoppers Crossing

Girl Guide hall fire

Early Morning Fire Brings Massive Response from Firefighters, Ambulance Victoria, and Police

Early this morning, emergency services responded to multiple triple zero calls reporting a suspicious fire at a Girl Guides Hall located within a schoolyard in Hoppers Crossing. Fire Rescue Victoria (FRV) crews were the first to arrive around 3.20 am, discovering a 30×7.5 metre timber structure fully engulfed in flames.

The firefighters immediately called for additional pumpers to assist in combating the blaze. Equipped with breathing apparatus, the crews deployed multiple hose lines to tackle the fire and protect surrounding buildings that were at risk.

VIDEO: The incident was originally reported as being a scout hall

Due to the significant amount of smoke in the area, a community advice message was issued to alert local residents.

Suspicious girl guide hall fire

A CFA appliance also attended the scene, along with Ambulance Victoria for firefighter welfare and Victoria Police to investigate the suspicious circumstances surrounding the fire.

The fire was successfully brought under control at 4:10 AM.

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