House destroyed by fire overnight

A HOUSE has been destroyed by fire overnight near Esk.

Emergency services were alerted to the blaze shortly after 8pm at a property on Brisbane Valley Hwy at Biarra.

A Queensland Fire and Emergency Services told the QT the house was fully involved when crews arrived and sustained extensive damage.

They said the owners were away on holidays and a caretaker who lived nearby was looking after the property for them.

Police guarded the property overnight.

Fire investigators are currently at the property trying to establish the cause of the blaze.



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