City Christmas decorations destroyed by fire on the Gold Coast

A STORAGE shed filled with council Christmas decorations has been destroyed by fire on the Gold Coast.

The shed on Wheeler Crescent and Coghill Drive in Currumbin Waters went up in flames on Friday morning.

Six fire crews were called to the scene around 11.30am. They arrived to find the structure well alight.


Thick smoke was sent billowing into the air above the suburb as the flames devoured the 20m by 10m tin shed.

Crews managed to stop the blaze from spreading, but not before much of the content inside the shed was destroyed.

The shed was being used to store much of City of Gold Coast’s Christmas decorations, which were set to be rolled out across the city ahead of the festive season over the next several weeks.

Firefighters managed to salvage some of the decorations, but it’s understood a lot of items were destroyed.

One fire truck remained on the scene at 1pm, mopping up and trying to determine what sparked the inferno.

No further information was available at the time of writing.