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Home goes up in flames


By Lachlan Ellis

A fire has destroyed a home in Gordon, with close to 20 CFA units required to get the blaze under control.

The house fire erupted at a Sharrocks Road address on the night of Monday 17 April, requiring more than two hours of work from firefighters to put out.

“CFA responded to a house fire on Sharrocks Road in Gordon at around 7.25pm on 17 April. 18 CFA units responded to the scene,” a CFA spokesperson told the Moorabool News.

“The house was fully involved. The fire impacted the home, carport, and a car. Crews got on top of the fire and declared it under control by 9.58 pm. The scene was declared safe by 5.39 am.”

An Ambulance Victoria spokesperson said paramedics were called to the scene at around 9.45 pm, taking a woman to Ballarat Base Public Hospital in a stable condition.

Victoria Police are investigating the incident.