Somerton Factory Fire - Advice message issued



This Advice message is for Broadmeadows, Campbellfield, Coolaroo, Craigieburn, Dallas, Epping, Greenvale, Lalor, Meadow Heights, Roxburgh Park, Somerton, Thomastown, Wollert.
  • The factory fire at 84 FILLO DR, SOMERTON is now safe.

  • People located within the area are now able to resume normal activities.
Impacts in your area:  
  • The following roads are still closed: Fillo Drive and adjoining roads.

  • Emergency Services will remain in the area.

  • Check the VicRoads website ( for road closures. 
This message was issued by Metropolitan Fire Brigade.

This will be the final message for this incident.

Stay informed: 

  • Via  
  • Tune in to ABC Local Radio, commercial and designated community radio stations, or Sky News TV.
  • Call the VicEmergency Hotline to talk to someone about preparedness on freecall 1800 226 226.
  • People who are deaf, hard of hearing, or who have a speech/communication impairment can contact VicEmergency Hotline via the National Relay Service on 1800 555 677.
  • For help with English, call the Translating and Interpreting Service on 131 450 (freecall) and ask them to telephone VicEmergency Hotline. If you know someone who cannot speak English, provide them with this number. 
  • Download the VicEmergency app or follow VicEmergency on Twitter (#vicfires) or Facebook.
  • If you need medical advice for exposure to smoke, seek medical advice or call Nurse on Call on 1300 606 024.
  • Anyone experiencing wheezing, chest tightness and difficulty breathing should call 000.

Posted on 5:00 PM, 3 June 2017

Updated : 2:37 PM, 19 June 2018

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