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Popular Dandenong Ranges restaurant destroyed in Christmas Day fire

Posted by: 3AW Radio | 26 December, 2012 - 10:24 AM
CFA crews battle the blaze at The Snooty Fox last night. <i>(Photo: Twitter/@grassisleena)</i>

The owners of a popular Dandenong Ranges restaurant have been left devastated after their business was completely destroyed in a fire.

Fire crews were called to the scene of The Snooty Fox Restaurant on Mt Dandenong Tourist Road in Olinda at around 9:00pm yesterday, taking CFA officers hours to extinguish.

The restaurant had been open earlier in the day for Christmas Lunch.

There was no one on the property at the time of the blaze.

Investigators are yet to determine the cause of the fire. Anyone with information about the fire is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or visit www.crimestoppers.com.au.

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  • So sorry to hear the news ,my husband and I have great memories of the snooty fox, such a loss for the Dandenongs and clearly to the Owners. I hope that some day it can be rebuilt ! xxx Paul and Alexandra

    alexandra Mery Saturday 29 December, 2012 - 10:00 AM
  • To James and Sarah, Our hearts go out to you both.so sad such a thing can happen to such lovely people with a wonderful restaurant.If you need anything dont hesitate to call. Jill and Chris Positive Growth.

    positive growth Wednesday 26 December, 2012 - 1:02 PM
  • So sad to hear this last night - many happy meals enjoyed there over the years ... End of an era... Condolences to the owners... :(

    Liz Ventevogel Wednesday 26 December, 2012 - 11:11 AM

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