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Man dead after chemical explosion in Melbourne’s west

Dee Dee Dunleavy
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A man has died following what’s believed to have been a chemical explosion at Fieldstone, near Truganina, in Melbourne’s outer-west.

Emergency services were called to a farm on Troups Road at about 12.30pm following an explosion.

Caller Jonathan told Dee Dee he believed a fuel tank exploded at the property.

Paramedics commenced CPR on the man, but he died at the scene.

Police will prepare a report for the coroner.

Press PLAY below for Jonathan’s call to Dee Dee.

Dee Dee Dunleavy
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