12yo escapes Helensvale house fire

A 12-year-old child has managed to escape uninjured after a fire broke out in a Helensvale home.

Emergency services were called to the property on River Oak Drive just before 9am on Wednesday.

Queensland Police say the child was in the home at the time but is now out.


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A Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokesperson said crews were able to extinguish the blaze pretty quickly.

It’s believed the fire may have started in the kitchen.

Emergency services are still on scene.