Man flown to hospital following Corio fire

September 14, 2023 1:33 pm in by

A man has been airlifted to hospital in a critical condition following a house fire in Corio on Thursday.

Emergency crews were called Vermont Avenue just before noon, bringing the blaze under control within about ten minutes.

A 29-year-old resident of the house sustained life threatening injuries and has been airlifted to a Melbourne hospital.

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Police say they are investigating the circumstances surrounding the fire but aren’t treating it as suspicious.

The area has been cordoned off and a crime scene has been established.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at