Four people, including three children, have been taken to hospital following a house fire on the Gold Coast.
Emergency crews were called to a home on Mellum Circuit at Pacific Pines around 10.30am on Saturday.
A Queensland Fire and Emergency Service spokesperson told myGC an appliance at the home is believed to have caught alight.
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However, thankfully it was contained to the item and did not spread to the property.
The blaze was out by the time fire crews arrived on the scene.
One man, aged in his 30s, was treated by paramedics for smoke inhalation.
He has since been taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.
Three children at the home have also been taken to hospital as a precaution.