Fire Tree Lane fire

Taelor PeluseyBusselton Dunsborough Times
Fig Tree Lane closed because of a fire.
Camera IconFig Tree Lane closed because of a fire. Credit: Taelor Pelusey

A fire in Fig Tree Lane Busselton in the early hours of this morning is estimated to have caused about $500,000 worth of damage.

The fire was called in at 6.40am today after black smoke was seen billowing from several units.

A Department of Fire and Emergency Services spokeswoman said the fire was believed to have occurred in just one unit, but several other units were smoke-logged.

The cause is yet unknown.

“We have a fire investigation officer on the scene today and they’ll be looking to determine the probable cause,” the spokeswoman said.

Eight crews were deployed, including career firefighters and volunteers.

The fire was contained about 7.26am and Fig Tree Lane remains closed.

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