One in hospital following early morning fire
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Multiple reports say one person is in hospital after a fire broke out in Cumberland this morning.
The call came in around 5:40am according to multiple sources.
Cumberland Fire was dispatched to Camp Road where one home was already fully engulfed.
Once on scene crews noticed the fire quickly spreading to a neighbouring house.
The heat from the fire also melted parts of nearby cars.
One person from the first home was airlifted to a hospital in Victoria with serious burns.
There is no word on what started the blaze.
We will have more information as it becomes available.