Man arrested after jet ski set on fire in Gold Coast garage

A man has been arrested after a jetski was allegedly set on fire at a home in Coombabah overnight.

Emergency crews were called to a property along Tallara Street around 11.30pm after a Yamaha Waverunner was set alight in the carport.

A resident inside the home suffered smoke inhalation after he tried to extinguish the blaze before firies arrived.


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He was treated by paramedics before being taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition.

Another man was located and arrested at the scene by police.

The 50-year-old from Coombabah is currently assisting officers with enquiries into the blaze.

Investigations are ongoing.