Jailbreak 'tipping point' for overstretched brigade

By Amy Hume
Updated January 31 2017 - 7:56am, first published 7:50am
Malmsbury Fire Brigade volunteers attended between 50-60 fires and incidents at the Malmsbury Youth Justice Centre in the past six months. Picture: MIDLAND EXPRESS
Malmsbury Fire Brigade volunteers attended between 50-60 fires and incidents at the Malmsbury Youth Justice Centre in the past six months. Picture: MIDLAND EXPRESS

Last week's riot and breakout at the Malmsbury Youth Justice Centre was the final straw for the town's overworked fire brigade, which has had to deal with more than 60 incidents at the troubled centre in the past six months.

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