Midnight house fire being treated as suspicious

HOUSE FIRE: The home in Hanbury Street which was severely damaged by fire on Saturday night. Photo: Mike Knott / NewsMail
HOUSE FIRE: The home in Hanbury Street which was severely damaged by fire on Saturday night. Photo: Mike Knott / NewsMail Mike Knott

POLICE and fire crews have launched an investigation into a suspicious fire that gutted a North Bundaberg home in the early hours of this morning.

Bundaberg Queensland Fire and Rescue station officer Jonathon Blackley said crews were called to the Hanbury St home shortly after midnight.

Two fire trucks attended the scene and extinguished the blaze in about 20 minutes.

Mr Blackley said the home had been unoccupied since the floods.

Bundaberg Police Sergeant Michael Prickett said the fire was being treated as suspicious.

Investigators are currently on scene.

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