A deadly blaze has claimed the life of a small boy in Brisbane’s southwest.
The 11-year-old is believed to have suffered a cardiac arrest in the fire that broke out on Hilliup Street in Westlake at around 11:35pm on Monday.
The little boy’s mother was taken to hospital with burns to her face and hand and superficial burns to her feet.
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His two sisters were also transported to the Royal Brisbane suffering from smoke inhalation.
The home has been completely destroyed, while the cause is under investigation.