Woman and three children killed in house fire tragedy

Australian Associated Press
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A woman and three children have been found dead after a fierce fire ripped through a home in Melbourne's southeast.

Emergency services were called to the house in Glen Waverley about 1.40am on Sunday morning.

Fire Rescue Victoria crews arrived to find the garage of the property well alight, and thick smoke filling the two-storey house.

Thirty-five firefighters were needed at one point to bring the blaze under control.

Firefighters attend a scene in Glen Waverley in Melbourne where a woman and three children died in a house fire.
A woman and three children were killed in the Melbourne house fire. Source: Weekend Today

A woman and three children, who are yet to be formally identified, were found dead inside the house.

A 50-year-old man managed to escape, and was transported to hospital with smoke inhalation.

The Victoria Police Arson Squad is investigating the cause of the blaze.

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