Emergency services on scene at a house fire on Kingfisher Parade, Norman Gardens, on Tuesday, May 4. Picture: Timothy Cox
Emergency services on scene at a house fire on Kingfisher Parade, Norman Gardens, on Tuesday, May 4. Picture: Timothy Cox

UPDATE: Crime scene established at 'suspicious' house fire

UPDATE, 2.45PM: Police have established a crime scene following a "suspicious" house fire in Norman Gardens on Tuesday morning.

Emergency services were called to the house on Kingfisher Parade about 11am and upon arrival the single storey dwelling was found to be well involved.

No one was home at the time.

Anyone with information about the fire is urged to contact police.

Investigations are continuing.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting or call 131 444.

Report crime information anonymously via Crime Stoppers. Call 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestoppersqld.com.au.

Quote this reference number: QP2100817861.

House fire on Kingfisher Parade, Norman Gardens, on Tuesday, May 4. Picture: Timothy Cox
House fire on Kingfisher Parade, Norman Gardens, on Tuesday, May 4. Picture: Timothy Cox

UPDATE, 12.15PM: QFES crews have extinguished a house fire in Norman Gardens.

A fourth crew arrived on scene to help battle the blaze prior to the fire being extinguished before 12pm.

A QFES spokeswoman said crews had made entry to the home and were dampening hot spots and ventilating the area.

She said no neighbouring properties appeared to be affected.

It is understood the occupant had left the home when the fire started and was believed to have been in contact with emergency services.

Police have commenced an investigation.

House fire on Kingfisher Parade, Norman Gardens, on Tuesday, May 4. Picture: Timothy Cox
House fire on Kingfisher Parade, Norman Gardens, on Tuesday, May 4. Picture: Timothy Cox

INITIAL: A house in Norman Gardens is reportedly "well alight" with flames threatening neighbouring properties, according to initial reports.

Emergency services were called to the house fire on Kingfisher Parade about 11am.

According to a Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokeswoman, the house was a low set building that was "well alight".

The spokeswoman said three crews were on scene fighting the fire.

According to a Queensland Police Service spokesman, the fire was on the fence line and going up a tree close to a neighbouring house.

More to come.



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