Man Sets Himself On Fire At Melbourne Bank
A number of people have been injured after a fire broke out at a Commonwealth Bank store at Shopping Centre in Springvale.
Unconfirmed reports from the scene are that a person
Paramedics have treated 21 people injured at the scene. Ambulance crews were called to a business in Springvale Road at 11:30am.
Five people who were in the business have serious burns. They have been treated by paramedics and taken to The Alfred hospital.
16 other people including two children have suffered minor injuries and are being treated at the scene and will be taken to Monash and Dandenong Hospitals in a stable condition.
Springvale Road has been closed in both directions between Balmoral Avenue and Windsor Avenue.
More as we get it.
See below our statement re: incident at Springvale branch. pic.twitter.com/QXak8OLbdb— CBA Newsroom (@CBAnewsroom) November 18, 2016
UPDATE: Some patients have been seriously injured after reports of a fire at the Commonwealth Bank in Springvale. pic.twitter.com/WVUj0oqU9c— 7 News Melbourne (@7NewsMelbourne) November 18, 2016