Fire has engulfed a childcare centre next door to Newmarket State School. Picture: Natasha Bita.
Fire has engulfed a childcare centre next door to Newmarket State School. Picture: Natasha Bita.

Massive blaze engulfs childcare next to school

Firefighters are battling a blaze in Newmarket with four crews attending a daycare centre currently in construction.

They were called to the fire on the corner of Banks Street and Enoggera Road at 11pm on Wednesday.

 

The childcare centre construction site engulfed in flames. Picture: Olivia Mowat
The childcare centre construction site engulfed in flames. Picture: Olivia Mowat

 

Firefighters battle a structure fire next to the Newmarket State School. Picture: Olivia Mowat
Firefighters battle a structure fire next to the Newmarket State School. Picture: Olivia Mowat

 

 

The fire is believed to be on a construction site of a daycare centre.

A spokesman from QFES says there is no one inside, they have shut power off and there isn't a threat to the Newmarket State School at this time.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services issued a smoke alert at 12.27am.

Originally published as Massive blaze engulfs childcare next to school



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