Menu
News

Concrete water tank splits due to heat of shed fire

FIRE crews were called to a shed on fire at a Browns Ln property in Farnborough last night.

A Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokeswoman said they received a number of Triple Zero calls in relation to the blaze.

Crews arrived about 6.50pm to find the shed fully involved.

The spokeswoman said the heat was so strong it split a nearby concrete water tank.

She said firefighters worked to protect the house.

The shed was destroyed, but no other property was damaged.

It is believed a man was home. There were no injuries.

The fire was extinguished by 9pm.

The cause is still being investigated.

Topics:  fire queensland fire and emergency services shed yeppoon



Rocky gets front row seats as Comm Games Relay hits city

Retired cyclist Anna Mears from Australia, right, carries the Commonwealth Games relay baton that she received from  Britain's Queen Elizabeth II,  centre left,  at the launch of the relay at Buckingham Palace in London Monday March 13, 2017.  The XXI Commonwealth Games are  being held on the Gold Coast in Australia in 2018. (John Stillwell/Pool via AP)

WHERE to see the Queens Baton Relay for yourself next month

GALLERY: Rocky night life hits town in lively weekend

L-R Kayla Hellmuth and Katrina Champan at the Ginger Mule.

CHECK to see if you were snapped at the city's pubs

CQ indigenous health service strives to 'close the gap'

CEO of Bidgerdii Community Health Service Thelap Ahmat.

Program works to bring families together

Local Partners