Three in hospital after Melbourne fire

Benita Kolovos

Three people, including a primary schoolgirl, are in hospital following a suspicious house fire in Melbourne's northeast.

A man aged in his 50s was taken to the Austin Hospital in a serious condition with burns to his hands, feet and face after emergency services were called to the fire in Macleod just before 6am on Wednesday.

A girl and a woman in her 40s were also taken to hospital.

Police are treating the fire in Wattle Drive as suspicious.