Rural Fire Service Crews were called to a house fire believed to have started in a wheelie bin at a Hay Point address. Picture: Zizi Averill
Rural Fire Service Crews were called to a house fire believed to have started in a wheelie bin at a Hay Point address. Picture: Zizi Averill

Neighbour saves Hay Point home from devastating blaze

A NEIGHBOUR has used a garden hose to save a Hay Point home from going up in flames.

A Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokeswoman said three crews were called to the home along Hellwege St just before 11am.

It is understood the fire began in a wheelie bin before spreading to the outside wall of the home.

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Ergon Energy isolated the power to the home while firefighters used thermal imaging cameras to detect any hot spots within the wall.

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It is understood the owners of the residence were not home at the time.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.


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