ONE person has been rushed to hospital in a serious condition after a ferocious fire ripped through a house at Beenleigh, north of the Gold Coast.
Crews were called to the house ablaze on Sunnyview Street around midday on Saturday.
They arrived to find the house fully engulfed in flames, with thick black smoke billowing into the air.
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Firefighters scrambled to extinguish the inferno and stop it from spreading to neighbouring properties.
Despite their efforts, though, the house could not be saved and has suffered extensive damage.
Paramedics are on the scene and have treated at least one male patient for serious injuries.
It is not yet clear if the patient was trapped in the blaze or injured while trying to douse the flames.
He has been rushed to the Princess Alexandra Hospital for treatment. His age is not known.
Emergency services remain at the scene.
— Nine News Queensland (@9NewsQueensland) June 10, 2017
11:45hrs QAS assisting at house fire at Sunnyview St #Beenleigh, house is fully engulfed. Male pt transported to PAH with serious injuries.
— Queensland Ambulance (@QldAmbulance) June 10, 2017