Fire crews are currently working to extinguish a large fire which has engulfed a retirement home in Melbourne’s south-east.
The blaze is understood to have started at the building on Berwick-Cranbourne Road in Cranbourne East just after 1:00pm Wednesday.
Elderly residents have been evacuated from the village whilst firefighters continue to fight the flames.
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People in the area have been urged to close all of their doors and windows to avoid smoke.
— ABC Melbourne (@abcmelbourne) March 14, 2018
— Tom Kelly (@tpwkelly) March 14, 2018