Father released without charge after fatal Glen Waverley house fire

The sole survivor of a townhouse fire that killed four people in Glen Waverley a week ago has been released without charge.

Kaoru Okano and her three young daughters, aged 3, 5 and 8, died when fire ravaged their townhouse on January 10.

The bodies of Kaoru Okano and her three young daughters, aged 3, 5 and 8 were found huddled together in an en suite after fire ravaged their townhouse in Glen Waverley.

Hiroyuki Kikuchi, 50, sustained burns after he attempted to enter the residence in Melbourne's south-east as the blaze took hold.

Neighbours said they heard Mr Kikuchi shouting "please save my daughters" before he tried several times to enter the burning home.

Police confirmed they interviewed Mr Kikuchi on Friday.

"At this time, no one has been charged and the investigation remains ongoing," a police spokesman said on Saturday night.

Hiroyuki Kikuchi tried to put the fire out by filling his recycling bin with water. Credit:Facebook

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.

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