BLAZE: A six by six meter fire tore through a shed at 5am this morning, July 18, in Oakey. Pic: Craig Warhurst
BLAZE: A six by six meter fire tore through a shed at 5am this morning, July 18, in Oakey. Pic: Craig Warhurst

Downs shed fire under investigation

A SIX by six metre fire tore through a shed at 5am this morning, July 18, in Oakey.

A South West Fire Communications spokeswoman said the fire on Joseph St was put out within minutes.

"We got the call at 5.15am, and crews had the fire under control by 5.44am," she said.

"The shed was filled with general car supplies.

"It is under investigation - an investigator is heading out there this morning."

A Queensland Ambulance spokeswoman said paramedics stood by, although no one required assessment or treatment from the crew.


Man passed out in car faced court for driving drunk

Premium Content Man passed out in car faced court for driving drunk

CHINCHILLA court heard a Roma man was hanging out of his car asleep before swerving...

UPDATE: Two hospitalised after train and truck crash

Premium Content UPDATE: Two hospitalised after train and truck crash

TWO people have been transported to hospital after a train and truck crash on the...

Revealed: Regions major parties are most under pressure

Premium Content Revealed: Regions major parties are most under pressure

Analysis of the two leaders’ campaigns so far