Firefighters douse Dalby house fire

Dalby woman woke to sounds of neighbouring house on fire

MONDAY, 12pm: Dalby police are searching for witnesses to help identify the cause of a suspicious house fire. 

Detective Sergeant Col Harvey said the Criminal Investigation Branch was still investigating the blaze.

Det Sgt Harvey said Dalby did not have a repeat arsonist in town, despite another house fire earlier this month.

SATURDAY, 10am: Dalby Police are treating a house fire on Saturday morning as suspicious.

Anyone with information can contact Crime Stoppers anonymously on 1800 333 000.

SATURDAY, 6am: STEPHANIE Hartmann woke to the sound of a Bunya St home burning down on Saturday morning.

Emergency services were called to the Bunya St flat at about 2am.

Ms Hartmann was asleep in a neighbouring property.

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"We heard crashing and popping noises, and the dogs were going haywire," she said.

"That's when we walked outside and saw that second flat there going up in flames.

"Definitely not what you want to wake up at 2am to. It was pretty scary stuff."

UP IN FLAMES: Dalby firefighters douse a Bunya St house fire on Saturday morning.
UP IN FLAMES: Dalby firefighters douse a Bunya St house fire on Saturday morning. Will Hunter

Firefighters doused the flames and gained entry to the property, which was vacant at the time.

Dalby police are continuing investigations into the cause of the blaze.

The house fire follows a similar incident on Reid St last week.



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