Body found inside Qld home destroyed by ferocious blaze

A crime scene has been declared after the body of a man was found inside a house destroyed by fire in Maryborough.

Emergency crews were called to Garden Street just before 8.00am on Thursday, following reports a home was fully engulfed in flames.

Fire crews desperately worked to douse the flames, but it was too late, with the roof of the home caving in.


Sadly, a person was located inside the property a short time later and pronounced deceased.

Police say formal identification is yet to be completed.

Investigators are currently on scene working to determine the cause of the blaze, with detectives appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

If you have information for Police, please contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day.

You can also report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

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