Sudden death following explosion in Mackay

Investigations are underway in Mackay this morning, after the sudden death of a man.

It’s believed the man died as a result of an explosion.

Emergency services were called to the scene on Malcolmson Street, shortly before 2.00am.


They arrived to a trailer manufacturing business, where they found a 30-year-old man dead at the scene.

A crime scene has now been declared and investigations are underway to establish the cause of the explosion.

Police are asking anyone with information to come forward.

No further details were available at the time of writing.

If you have information for Police, please contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day.

You can also report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.