A girl and three youngsters have been discovered lifeless after a fireplace in a house in Melbourne’s south-east in a single day.
Emergency companies have been referred to as to the home in Glen Waverley about 1.40am on Sunday.
Hearth Rescue Victoria crews arrived to search out the storage nicely alight and thick smoke filling the two-storey home.
Thirty-five firefighters have been wanted at one level to deliver the hearth underneath management.
A girl and three youngsters who’re but to be formally recognized have been discovered lifeless inside the home. A 50-year-old man managed to flee and was taken to hospital with smoke inhalation.
Victoria police’s arson squad is investigating.
“The precise reason for the hearth is but to be decided and the investigation is ongoing,” a police spokesman mentioned.