Police reveal cause of post office fire
A FIRE that started in an Ipswich post office on the weekend is not being treated as suspicious by police.
Firefighters attended the scene of a fire in the Australia Post building in One Mile on Saturday about 6.20am.
A Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokeswoman said crews observed a small amount of smoke issuing from the building on Old Toowoomba Rd.
The fire was extinguished at 6.45am.
"(Firefighters) forced entry into the building and sent a team internally to extinguish the fire," she said.
"They put a stop to it pretty quickly."
She could not say how much damage had been caused internally by the fire.
A Queensland Police Service spokeswoman said police were not treating the fire as suspicious.
The spokeswoman said preliminary investigations indicated it was started by an electrical fault.