Two homes destroyed in separate blazes

October 17, 2022 7:00 am in by

A house has gone up in flames at Wolvi in the Gympie region.

Four fire crews arrived at the property on Wolvi Mountain Road around 7pm on Sunday, to find a 10x10m structure had collapsed, and was well-involved in flames.

They had the blaze out by 8pm, before leaving the scene in the hands of police.

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It followed an earlier house fire at Eumundi on Sunday morning.

A single-storey home on Cook Street suffered significant damage in a blaze around 5.30am.

It took five crews more than two hours to extinguish the flames.

Two people suffered burns to their arms.

They were both taken to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital for treatment.

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A fire investigator was called to the scene.

They have since determined the fire to be non-suspicious, but say the exact cause is undetermined due the extent of the damage.


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