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Caravan engulfed by flames in overnight Barragup blaze

More than 30 firefighters have worked to get a large caravan blaze under control in Barragup overnight.

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services received a triple zero call after reports smoke was coming from a property on Watson Drive at 9:32pm.

Career and Volunteer firefighters from Mandurah arrived to find large flames coming from a caravan on the large property.

Crews from West Murray, North Dandalup and Falcon were also called in.

Firefighters managed to get the fire contained and almost extinguished about 11:43pm.

DFES estimates the damage bill at more than $30,000.

The cause of the fire is undetermined at this stage.

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