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.


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.