FIRE: 45A Ophir Street, Broadmeadows 3047


Lord Murray Schoorman
Lord Murray Schoorman
Lord Murray SCHOORMAN is a dynamic media industry entrepreneur. Commencing his own media production powerhouse in 2001, Peak Hour Images has leaped from strength to strength in an everchanging content production landscape. Lord Murray is also a long-standing member of the Melbourne Press Club and The National Press Club of Australia. In November 2013 Lord Murray Schoorman was appointed a position on the committee of the Fitzroy Street Trader's Association & within a year he was promoted to the position of Vice President of the association. He proudly held this position for over 3 years, working closely with the major events department of the City of Port Phillip and various other stakeholders. Little known fact; Lord Murray is also a qualified senior firefighter with over 13 years experience on the frontline of high-profile international motorsport.

A 61-year-old woman has been arrested by Victoria Police in connection with a suspicious house fire in Melbourne’s North in the early hours of Wednesday 3 January 2024.

45A Ophir Street, Broadmeadows 3047
45A Ophir Street, Broadmeadows 3047

Emergency services were called to a home at 45A Ophir Street, Broadmeadows after a blaze broke out about 2am on Wednesday morning.

It took more than 30 firefighters to bring the blaze under control.

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Two people managed to escape the blaze, including a 67-year-old man who fled the property without injury.

A 61-year-old woman, believed to be his partner, was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. She has been arrested and remains in hospital under police guard.

The Toorak Times tasked our lead photographer and chief crime reporter Lord Murray Schoorman of Peak Hour Images to attend today and cover this story. All images featured here by @peakhourimages

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