Fire gutted a home in Koondoola while the family was away for the summer holidays.
FIRE gutted a home in Koondoola last Friday while the family was away for the summer holidays.
Emergency crews raced to the Tempany Way property after neighbours raised the alarm about 5am.
Firefighters were told the family was away.
“The family went away before Christmas according to neighbours,” a DFES spokeswoman said.
“There was a report from a neighbour of hearing an explosion.”
Times photographer Martin Kennealey captured pictures of investigators at the scene.
Damage to a house gutted by fire in Koondoola last Friday is estimated at $300,000.