Fire destroyed an Emerald home on Thursday afternoon.
Fire destroyed an Emerald home on Thursday afternoon.

CQ home ‘well alight’ as multiple fire crews called to help

UPDATE 5.45PM: Neighbours heard a loud explosion outside their homes before discovering a car in a car port on fire in Park Avenue, Emerald Thursday afternoon.

The fire spread quickly to the adjoining home and when Queensland Fire and Emergency Services arrived, crews worked to protect neighbouring properties.

Multiple fire crews along with police remain on scene.

 

Fire destroyed an Emerald home on Thursday afternoon.
Fire destroyed an Emerald home on Thursday afternoon.

 

 

UPDATE 5PM: Multiple fire crews are continuing to fight a house fire in Emerald.

Crews have managed to contain the blaze to one property, but are carrying out searches at neighbouring properties.

 

INITIAL 4.30PM: A home in Emerald is engulfed in flames and multiple fire crews have been deployed to assist.

Reports from the scene indicate the two-storey structure at Park Ave, Emerald, is well alight.

All persons are out of the house and paramedics are assessing multiple persons for smoke inhalation.

It is understood one person may have suffered superficial burns to their leg in the incident.



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