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Huge blaze ravages winery as firemen investigate cause

  • Fire engines raced to the blaze at the winery called Ten Minutes by Tractor 
  • Dramatic pictures from the scene show huge plumes of smoke billowing
  • Staff frantically evacuated customers from the winery’s main building
  • Police say it’s not being treated as suspicious as firemen investigate the cause 

A huge fire has ravaged a winery, causing hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of damage.

Fire engines raced to the blaze at the winery called Ten Minutes by Tractor in Mornington Peninsula, Victoria at 4pm today.

Dramatic pictures from the scene show huge plumes of smoke billowing into the sky as the blaze raged below. 

A huge fire has ravaged a winery, causing hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of damage

Fire engines raced to the blaze at the winery called Ten Minutes by Tractor in Mornington Peninsula, Victoria at 4pm today

Fire engines raced to the blaze at the winery called Ten Minutes by Tractor in Mornington Peninsula, Victoria at 4pm today

Firemen at the scene tackle the blaze which ravaged the winery at 4pm today

Firemen at the scene tackle the blaze which ravaged the winery at 4pm today

Staff frantically evacuated customers from the winery’s main building, with one brave worker suffering minor burns while making sure everyone got to safety. 

He was treated by paramedics at the scene as firemen doused the flames.

It is not known how the fire started, a County Fire Authority spokesman told Daily Mail Australia.  

Victoria police said the fire was not being treated as suspicious at this stage.

It is not known how the fire started, a County Fire Authority spokesman told Daily Mail Australia

It is not known how the fire started, a County Fire Authority spokesman told Daily Mail Australia

Staff frantically evacuated customers from the winery's main building, with one brave worker (pictured) suffering minor burns while making sure everyone got to safety

Staff frantically evacuated customers from the winery’s main building, with one brave worker (pictured) suffering minor burns while making sure everyone got to safety



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