Plastic chopping board on stove starts kitchen fire at Gold Coast home

Emergency services have rushed to a Gold Coast home this morning, after a fire broke out in a kitchen.

It happened at a private address in Nerang, with emergency services called in around 7.00am.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services report that a plastic chopping board had been left on a stove, which started the fire.


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The blaze was luckily extinguished a short time later, and fire fighters made the scene safe before leaving around 8.00am.

Paramedics assessed an adult and two children, but luckily they didn’t require treatment in hospital.