News

Inferno destroys shed

The Tennant Rd shed was believed to have contained marijuana.
The Tennant Rd shed was believed to have contained marijuana. Ewan Leighton

A FIRE tore through a shed, believed to have contained a quantity of marijuana, at The Summit yesterday morning.

Fire crews and police were called to the Tennant Rd property at 4.37am to find the structure ablaze, possibly because of an electrical fault caused by an overloaded powerpoint.

Detective Sergeant Damian Grace from the Stanthorpe Criminal Investigation Branch said police were investigating the case.

"We're still investigating certain items that were found at the scene of the fire," Detective Sgt Grace said.

"A 37-year-old male is helping police with investigations."

An officer from the Toowoomba Scenes of Crime office and a Queensland Fire and Rescue Service investigator from the Dalby district are still trying to determine the cause of the fire.

The shed is believed to have been a temporary residence with chemicals, a car and personal items inside the shed at the time of the fire.

No one was injured during the blaze.

Anyone with information is encouraged to phone Stanthorpe Police on 4681 6400 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Topics:  fire, firefighters, marijuana, police, shed, the summit, warwick



Three motocross crashes in 24 hours

Gap Creek Farm is at Tregony on the Cunningham Hwy just west of Cunningham's Gap.

Gap Creek Farm is at Tregony on the Cunningham Hwy.

Char-Belas shakes it up

CUE DROOL: This milkshake was voted Warwick's best, and Matt, Suzy, Charbel and Gabriella Kairouz can't help but agree.

Milk, chocolate and a whole lot of love is the secret.

Motocross accident on property off Cunningham Highway

The ambulance has been called to an accident at Gap Creek Farm.

Rider comes off motocross bike on Southern Downs

Local Partners

9000 reasons to support our community clubs

Community clubs are good at what they do. They are not so good at telling the world about what they do, as Clubs Queensland CEO Doug Flockhart explains.


Bonus point gets Dan and Carleen over the line on The Block

Dan and Carleen in their winning living and dining rooms in a scene from The Block.

BABY boomers win living and dining week as show hits halfway mark.

Olivia Wilde having a girl

Olivia Wilde revealed she is expecting a baby girl.

Pottery club to put students' creations on show

Caitlyn Hennoste paints coloured slips on her bird feeder.

Stanthorpe Pottery Club will put stunning creations on show

Michael Palin: Terry Jones dementia is 'painful' to see

Michael Palin has found Terry Jones' decline "painful to watch"

Diverse works on show at Robert Channon exhibition

Artists Leon and Bruce Ward at the art exhibition at Robert Channon Wines' Singing Lake Cafe.

Robert Channon Wines has transformed into an art gallery

Daniel Radcliffe hoped for haircut anonymity

Radcliffe thought shaving his head would make him more anonymous

Rural properties expected to soar as investors seek income

Rural properties are should become highly sought after

Property 200m from ocean selling for just over $100K

BEACHCOMBER PARK: Work has started on a new $19.2 million development at Toogoom.

The estate's developer is offering huge discounts for early buyers.

UPDATE: Former rodeo champ's sale rained out, now back on

Larkhill local Ken Consiglio is having an auction of most of the things on his property.

'People kept showing up and we had to turn them away'

First stages of $25 million housing development underway

New development on Madsen Rd - The Springs.

The blocks of land are much bigger than usual

Couple build their own 'tiny house' for $45k

Holly Bowen and Oli Bucher built their "tiny house" themselves, only hiring a plumber and an electrician. Photo/supplied

The house, which is built on a trailer and can be towed.

Rocky proves prime real estate in latest REIQ report

Kas Woch sold this Wood St home in Depot Hill for $107,000 in August.

A new investor's market as Rocky house prices hit lowest in state