Woman hospitalised with burns after Qld home gutted by fire

A WOMAN has been rushed to hospital after being rescued from a burning home at Arana Hills.

It’s understood the blaze broke out at the two-storey Ardisia Street property just after 8.30am.

Multiple Queensland Fire and Emergency Services crews have managed to contain the raging infero, however the house has been completely destroyed.


One woman, whose age is not known, was treated at the scene by paramedics for smoke inhalation and a burn to the arm. She’s since been taken to the Royal Brisbane Hospital.

Fire crews and paramedics remain at the home, which continues to generate a large amount of smoke.

Residents in the area are being urged to close their windows and doors and keep their medications close by if they suffer from a respiratory condition.

Motorists are also being urged to drive with caution in the area.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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