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Werribee Building Evacuated Due to Suspicious Car Fire.

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Emergency services were called to a fire in Werribee at 4.30am this morning.

Multiple calls were received regarding a car fire in the underground car park at a residential building on Synnott Street near the corner of Werribee Street South.


Smoke quickly engulfed the building, forcing residents to leave. 

The double-storey building was evacuated and a search was conducted with only one unit that required forced entry. The unit was empty and all occupants of the building were accounted for.

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No sprinklers were activated at all, it is not known if any were installed.

The fire was extinguished at approximately 4.50am, police were called for suspicious circumstances, and a building inspector was called to assess the damage.