Kilsyth Factory Fire – Crews fight massive fire in Melbourne

Fire crews are battling a massive Kilsyth factory fire in Melbourne this afternoon. Images showed the factory contains dozens of gas cylinders.

Live video, streaming below, from television cameras in a chopper above the scene showed fire trucks laying on several houses. Flames threatened a next door building, as well as cars surrounding.

Several cars parked around the Kilsyth factory were also on fire.

The factory in Melbourne’s north-eastern suburbs has forced local authorities to produce several alerts.

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Here’s what the Victorian CFA said in a statement:

This Advice message is being issued for Kilsyth, Kilsyth South, Montrose.

  • There is a large factory fire on Canterbury Road.
    There is currently no threat to the community, but you should continue to stay informed and monitor conditions.

What you should do:

  • Keep the roads clear so emergency services can respond.
    To prevent the smell of smoke entering your home or business you should close windows and doors.

    Impacts in your area:
    Canterbury Road is closed in both directions.
    Traffic in the area will be affected.

Factory fire in Kilsyth not yet under control

A factory fire on Canterbury Road in Kilysth is not yet under control.

Factory fire in Kilsyth not yet under control
There are currently 17 appliances from CFA and MFB responding with 4 more on the way.

The factory is 30m x 70m with gas bottles believed to be inside.

Ambulance Victoria and Victoria Police are on scene with police controlling traffic in the area.

The incident was called in at 1:49pm.

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