Ballarat-bound freeway remains closed after explosion

July 10 2024 - 4:05pm
A chemical explosion sparked a large factory blaze at Derrimut in Melbourne's west. (James Ross/AAP PHOTOS)
A chemical explosion sparked a large factory blaze at Derrimut in Melbourne's west. (James Ross/AAP PHOTOS)

Firefighters are battling a massive industrial fire in Melbourne's western suburbs, and have closed the Western Freeway near the M80 Ring Road turnoff as they bring it under control.

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