Speewah home destroyed by fire

September 28, 2022 7:55 am in by


A home west of Cairns has been gutted by fire this morning.

Multiple emergency crews were called to the blaze on Mahogany Avenue at Speewah around 2.45am.

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The home had been fully engulfed by flames by the time firefighters arrived, with all residents escaping unharmed.

Crews had the blaze extinguished by 3.25am.

Fire investigators are back at the scene.

It comes after a number of bushfires began burning near Atherton and Mareeba yesterday afternoon.