Firefighters hit a flame that partially destroyed a home in Melbourne east this afternoon.
Firefighters were called to a burning home in Yerrin St, Balwyn at 16.20 today.
The brick building of the university was completely flared and part of the structure was broken.
More than two dozen firefighters fight for the fire, which was contained shortly before. 17.00.
Firefighters initially feared that a man had entered the burning building, but after a search they said all residents were safe.