Queensland Fire and Emergency Services attended the scene. Picture: Bev Lacey
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services attended the scene. Picture: Bev Lacey

HOUSE FIRE: Woman and kids escape blaze

A HOUSE in Central West Queensland has been destroyed following a devastating fire late last night.

Emergency services were called to reports of a house fire on Crane St in Longreach at 11.10pm.

Three fire crews arrived on scene at 11.15pm and observed the house was "well alight".

Crews entered through the front door and noted there was "severe damage" to the house.

The fire was extinguished by 12.53am.

All occupants, believed to be a woman and a few children, were outside the house when emergency services arrived.

The occupants were uninjured and did not require hospitalisation.

According to a Queensland Police Service spokeswoman, the fire was non-suspicious, and the house was destroyed.



Premier visits Warwick, makes major water announcement

Premium Content Premier visits Warwick, makes major water announcement

$20M investment to push forward Warwick-Toowoomba pipeline among other huge...

Darling Downs postie backed Holgate’s bullying claim

Premium Content Darling Downs postie backed Holgate’s bullying claim

The Cecil Plains postmaster said ex-Australia Post CEO Christine Holgate saved...

EXPLAINED: Everything you can do now restrictions have eased

Premium Content EXPLAINED: Everything you can do now restrictions have eased

Everything you can do now COVID-19 restrictions have eased