Girl and three youngsters killed after fireplace engulfs Glen Waverley home

A girl and three youngsters have been killed in a fireplace that engulfed a Glen Waverley home within the early hours of Sunday morning.

The reason for the hearth is but to be decided however police and arson squad detectives are investigating the blaze, which began within the Tulloch Grove property, simply after 1.40am.

A person, believed to be in his 50s, was in a position to escape the hearth and was taken to hospital with critical accidents.

The girl and three youngsters, who have been discovered deceased on the two-storey townhouse, are but to be formally recognized, a police assertion mentioned.

Triple zero call-takers obtained a number of calls about smoke billowing from the home.