Police investigating Melbourne factory fire

Police are investigating a factory fire which broke out at Campbellfield in Melbourne’s north.

According to the ABC, about 26 firefighters attended the fire at the factory on Clarissa Street at about 2.30am.

They cut through two side doors to reach the blaze and were able to put it out in about 40 minutes.

Ross Duncan of the Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) told the ABC that fire crews also used an aerial appliance at the front of the factory to help extinguish the blaze.

Sergeant Damian Lehmann from Victoria Police confirmed that the cause of the fire was being investigated. He praised the MFB for their successful work.

The fire caused about $450,000 worth of damage to the property.