Man hospitalised after house erupts into flames on Gold Coast

A MAN has been taken to hospital following a house fire on the Gold Coast overnight.

The blaze erupted at a home on Deagon Avenue in Runaway Bay, sending plumes of thick smoke billowing into the sky.

A Queensland Ambulance spokesperson said fire crews rushed to the scene about 7.30pm and managed to get the fire under control.


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Luckily, no one was seriously injured.

The spokesperson confirmed “all occupants were accounted for”.

A man, aged in his 50s, was taken to Gold Coast University Hospital with minor smoke inhalation.

He was in a stable condition.

It’s not yet known what sparked the blaze. Fire investigators are expected to return to the scene today.

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