Food left on stove sparks Gold Coast unit fire

A MAN has been taken to hospital after inhaling a large amount of smoke at a unit in Nerang this morning.

Just after 9am, emergency crews were called to a unit on Price Street following reports smoke was issuing from the kitchen.

A Queensland Fire and Rescue spokesperson said a pot of food is believed to have been left on the stove.


A man was treated at the scene by paramedics for smoke inhalation before being taken to Robina Hospital.

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