Couple escapes burning Logan home in suspected arson attack

UPDATE 8:06AM | Police have revealed they are investigating a suspicious fire at a residence at Tanah Merah in the early hours of Friday morning.

Around 12.15am police were called to a fire at a Nandala Drive house.

They saw smoke coming from a bedroom in the house and forced their way inside.


They found a 57-year-old man and 55-year-old woman inside.

The Police Officers tried to extinguish the fire but couldn’t.

Firefighters extinguished the blaze but not before it caused extensive damage to a bedroom and smoke damage throughout the house.

No one was injured in the incident.

A 30-year-old man was arrested nearby.  Nine News reports the man is their son and he is currently in Logan Hospital after complaining of chest pains.

EARLIER 7:01AM | A couple has narrowly escaped from their burning home at Tanah Merah on Friday morning.

The property on Nandala Drive went up in flames a little after midnight.  Nine News reports the fire started after neighbours heard some people arguing.

The Queensland Ambulance Service said two people were checked and were given the all clear.

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