A Collingwood Park home has been gutted by a fire this morning after a domestic disturbance was reported at the residence. Photo: Ebony Graveur
A Collingwood Park home has been gutted by a fire this morning after a domestic disturbance was reported at the residence. Photo: Ebony Graveur

Home gutted following reports of ‘domestic disturbance’

FIRE investigators and police are investigating after a fire gutted a Collingwood Park home this morning just after 8am.

Queensland Fire and Rescue Bundamba Station Officer Randall Appleby said firefighters were called to the Hannant St address this morning, arriving about 8.07am.

 

The home on Hannant St, Collingwood Park was gutted by a fire this morning. Photo: Ebony Graveur
The home on Hannant St, Collingwood Park was gutted by a fire this morning. Photo: Ebony Graveur

He said police were already on scene when fireys arrived.

READ MORE: Five fire crews on scene of Ipswich house fire

"Queensland Police Service officers were already on scene as they were attending a reported domestic disturbance in the residence," Mr Appleby said.

Firefighters, police and paramedics were on scene following a Collingwood Park house fire. Photo: Ebony Graveur
Firefighters, police and paramedics were on scene following a Collingwood Park house fire. Photo: Ebony Graveur

He said he could not confirm how the fire was started, nor whether or not it had been sparked intentionally.

"On route, we saw large volumes of thick black smoke," he said.

"The house was fully-involved on arrival."

Fireys brought the blaze under control between eight and nine minutes. Photo: Ebony Graveur
Fireys brought the blaze under control between eight and nine minutes. Photo: Ebony Graveur

Though it only took less than 10 minutes for fireys to bring the blaze under control, the three-bedroom brick house was destroyed.

LOCAL NEWS: Police arrest man over alleged servo robberies with knife

"No adjoining properties were placed under threat and there was no structural damage to the properties on either side," Mr Appleby said.

The Fire Investigation Unit is looking into the cause of the fire. Photo: Ebony Graveur
The Fire Investigation Unit is looking into the cause of the fire. Photo: Ebony Graveur

"But there has been extensive damage to the residence - it's basically completely gutted."

Nobody was inside the home at the time.

Energex personnel have disconnected the service cable to the home.

Read more news by Ebony Graveur.


Miles mum busted drink driving, lashed out at police

Premium Content Miles mum busted drink driving, lashed out at police

Chinchilla court heard a Miles mum became violent after being pulled over by police...

IN COURT: Woman’s finger cut open after being attacked

Premium Content IN COURT: Woman’s finger cut open after being attacked

A Chinchilla woman faced court for assaulting a woman and stealing socks and...

REVEALED: Western Downs 2021 Australia Day Award recipients

Premium Content REVEALED: Western Downs 2021 Australia Day Award recipients

Here’s the list of inspirational, talented, and resilient locals who are set to...