Find tour dates and live music events for all your favorite bands and artists in your city! Get concert tickets, news and more!

Police Investigating Blaze At Melbourne's Club Dakota


MELBOURNE, Victoria (CelebrityAccess) — A nightclub in Melbourne burned to the ground in a fire on May 22nd that authorities believe may have been deliberately set.

According to the Australian Broadcasting Company, emergency services were called to Club Dakota nightclub at approximately 2:45 AM to find the venue fully engulfed in flames.

It took 45 firefighters with nine fire trucks, including two aerial units and the rescue unit an hour and a half to control the "ferocious" fire.

The club was completely gutted by the fire, which caused more than 1 million ASD in damages to the property. Two adjacent businesses were only slightly damaged.