3 March 2016

Queanbeyan home destroyed by fire overnight

| Charlotte
Start the conversation
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.

Start the conversation

Daily Digest

Want the best Canberra news delivered daily? Every day we package the most popular Riotact stories and send them straight to your inbox. Sign-up now for trusted local news that will never be behind a paywall.

By submitting your email address you are agreeing to Region Group's terms and conditions and privacy policy.