Police and emergency services responded to reports of a fire in Hoppers Crossing this morning, Saturday 21 May.
Investigators have been told the fire broke out inside the shopping centre on Warringa Crescent just after 3.30am.
A Fire Rescue Victoria spokesperson said that they arrived within six minutes and firefighters entered the centre and found one shop fully involved, with a second shop partially involved and worked to contain and suppress the blaze. There are several adjacent shops heavily smoked logged.
The incident was brought under control at 4:21am. There are no reported injuries.
Three Pumper Tankers, a Rescue Unit and a Pumper were all on scene with support from CFA and Victoria Police.
A crime scene guard has been established and the exact cause of the fire is yet to be determined.
The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au