Electrical fire at Echuca aged care home forces evacuation

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Residents at Bupa’s Echuca aged care home were forced to evacuate after an electrical fire started in the facility.

CFA Echuca rushed to the home on 7 February before finding and extinguishing the small fire.

The area was aired out and residents were allowed to re-enter shortly after and CFA officials are not investigating the cause.

A timely reminder about the risks of fire in aged care when old and frail residents need to be evacuated.


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