Cause of blaze still not known
ACCORDING to Officer in Charge of Blackwater Police Station Sergeant Rob Smith at around 3pm on Sunday, January 28, Blackwater police were conducting patrols when they saw a plume of smoke coming from the vicinity of Quandong St.
“Upon arrival Blackwater police assisted Queensland Fire and Emergency Service officers by maintaining a perimeter around the incident whilst fire officers worked to bring the fire under control and save surrounding houses,” Sgt Smith said.
“Whilst the home was totally destroyed, nearby houses sustained relatively minor damage.
“At this time it is too early to establish the cause.”
Blackwater police are investigating.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.