At 9.21pm firefighters were called to a two-storey brick and weatherboard home in Sydney Parkinson Avenue, Endeavour Hills.
A man in his 30's escaped unharmed from the fire that caused significant damage to the house. 25 firefighters took 30 minutes to bring the blaze under control. See story here http://www.cfaconnect.net.au/news/double-storey-dramas.html
Seven minutes after that call, at 9.36pm, crews responded to a fire at a 40m x 15m brick veneer home on Thompsons Road in Cranbourne East.
Three adults and the 2-month-old and one-year-old escaped unharmed despite only being alerted to the fire by the smell of smoke just before the ceiling of the house began to collapse.
Significant resources were required for the incident due to the lack of water supply. Nine New story here.
Attending vehicles / crews:
Endeavour Hills: Dandenong Ladder Platform & Pumper 2, Hallam Car, Pumper 1 & Tanker 1, Narre Warren North Tanker
Cranbourne East: Clyde Bigfill & Tanker 1, Cranbourne FCV, Pumper 1 & Tanker 1, Frankston BA Van, Hampton Park Pumper 1 & Tanker 1, Narre Warren Pumper 1 & Tanker 1.