Man dies in regional Victoria factory fire in Ballarat


According to AAP, police are investigating a factory fire in Ballarat, Victoria Factory, after a man who was pulled from the blaze died.

Man dies in regional Victoria factory fire in Ballarat, Australia

The fire department was called to Villiers Drive in Wendouree around 6.30 a.m. on Tuesday after reports of flames coming from the factory.

A man who had been rescued from the burning factory died on the spot.

Two more men were evacuated safely. They were examined by paramedics but were unharmed.

Police have set up a crime scene, and on Tuesday, detectives from the arson squad will examine the scene alongside fire investigators.

Officers urged anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 1800 333 000 or go online to their website.

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