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Fire crews battle blaze at Moonee Ponds court house

The historic courthouse at Moonee Ponds has been badly damaged by fire.

Dozens of firefighters battled the blaze at the corner of Kellaway Avenue and Mount Alexander Road just after 8.30am on Monday.

The fire took hold of the first floor.

It’s feared many historical items and documents have been lost.

Elaine Brogan, vice-president of the Essendon Historical Society, told Neil Mitchell she was devastated.

‘This is just unbelievable,’ she said on 3AW.

‘It’s a beautiful old building.’

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