A fire struck 1 Bucknall Court, Regency Downs on Tuesday, March 7.
A fire struck 1 Bucknall Court, Regency Downs on Tuesday, March 7. Lachlan Mcivor

Gofundme to aid couple after garage blaze guts home

UPDATE: A House has been destroyed in a fire that took emergency crews two hours to bring under control.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Service said the single storey brick house on Bucknall Ct, Regency Downs, was well alight when crews arrived on scene.

The fire was reported at 7.40pm Tuesday, with six crews of firefighters managing to bring it under control by about 9.30pm.

All occupants of the home were accounted for, but they have lost their possessions and a Go Fund Me campaign is under way to try to assist them.

A fire struck 1 Bucknall Court, Regency Downs on Tuesday, March 7.
A fire struck 1 Bucknall Court, Regency Downs on Tuesday, March 7. Lachlan Mcivor

Paramedics attended and treated a woman aged in her 30s for superficial burns to her arms.

The woman and a second patient were taken to Ipswich Hospital in a stable condition. Energex was called to cut power to the home, which was engulfed in flames. Crews left the scene just after 11pm and the scene was left overnight with police.

The source of the fire has been narrowed down the garage area and investigators believe it is non-suspicious. To assist residents Meagan and Matt, visit gofundme.com/house-destroyed-in-fire-overnight.

 

House destroyed in fire overnight

EARLIER: A house has been destroyed in a fire that took emergency crews two hours to bring under control.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Service says the single storey brick house on Horton Pl, Regency Downs, was well alight when crews arrived on scene.

The fire was reported at 7.40pm, with six crews of firefighters managing to bring it under control by about 9.30pm.

All occupants of the home were accounted for.

Paramedics attended and treated a woman aged in her 30s for superficial burns to her arms.

The woman and a second patient were taken to Ipswich Hospital in a stable condition.

Energex was called to cut power to the home, which was engulfed in flames.

Crews left the scene just after 11pm and the scene was left overnight with police.

The source of the fire has been narrowed down the garage area and investigators believe it is non-suspicious.



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