Hinterland home destroyed in ferocious fire

UPDATE | A crime scene has been established at a home in the Hinterland after it was destroyed by fire.

The blaze started at the property on Chianina Court around midday.

A single-level timber home was well alight when fire crews arrived and could not be saved.


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The blaze also spread to nearby bushland.

Fire investigators have arrived at the property.

The RSPCA has been called in to assist in the rescue of a number of animals.

One firefighter has been treated for heat exhaustion and a minor laceration to their head.

More to come. 

EARLIER | Fire crews are battling a blaze that’s broken out in a home in Tamborine.

The fire started in the home on Chianina Court just after midday.

A QFES spokesperson says the single-level timber home was well involved when fire crews arrived.

At least eight QFES crews are currently on scene trying to bring the blaze under control.

Paramedics are also on scene assessing one patient who is in a stable condition.

More to come.