Queanbeyan home destroyed by fire overnight

Charlotte 3 March 2016

Crest Park Parade, Queanbeyan

Police are investigating after a home was destroyed by fire at The Crest Park, Queanbeyan, overnight.

About 1.20am this morning, police and emergency services were called to the home following reports of a house fire. When emergency services arrived, the house was well alight.

The three residents – two men, aged 51 and 25, and a 45-year-old woman – escaped uninjured. Police from Monaro Local Area Command attended and evacuated nearby homes as a precaution.

Firefighters extinguished the blaze but the home was destroyed.

Police established a crime scene, which was examined by specialist forensic officers. Monaro Detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the fire and initial inquiries indicate the blaze is not suspicious.

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