Queensland Fire and Emergency Services crews attended the scene. Picture: Bev Lacey
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services crews attended the scene. Picture: Bev Lacey

Man in hospital after fire breaks out under house

A man was taken to hospital on Monday night after a small fire broke out underneath a house in South Rockhampton.

Emergency services were called to reports of the fire at a house on West St, The Range, at 7.12pm.

According to a Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokeswoman, the occupants had extinguished the fire prior to the arrival of emergency services.

A man in his 40s was transported to Rockhampton Hospital in a stable condition with minor smoke inhalation.

According to a Queensland Police Service spokeswoman, police were told to stand down and would not be investigating the incident.



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