UPDATE 1PM: See incredible photos of the Spring St blaze in action and the devastating aftermath. 

UPDATE 12.50pm: THE Spring St home that was destroyed by fire on Friday night was abandoned. 

Spring St resident Narelle Smith, who lives behind the house destroyed by fire, said she was alerted to the blaze by her two dogs Zeus and Buddy. 

Spring St, Mt Morgan resident Narelle Smith and pet dog Zues who alerted the family to an abandoned house on fire next door which was threatening their home.
Spring St, Mt Morgan resident Narelle Smith and pet dog Zues who alerted the family to an abandoned house on fire next door which was threatening their home. Melanie Plane

"I was just in the lounge room watching TV and the dogs were just barking and barking," Narelle said. 

"Then the power flickered on and off so I said to Scott (her husband), 'can you go and see what the dogs are barking at?'

"But then I turned and saw the wall in our entrance was orange and automatically knew there was a fire. 

"I yelled that there was a fire and Scott came running out - he actually thought it was his excavator - but then we noticed it was the house next door so we both came running down. 

"Scott had to go up the top of the block and get the hose and then he came down with the hose and I rang the fire brigade."

EARLIER:  A MOUNT Morgan home has been destroyed by fire overnight. 

A Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokeswoman confirmed fire crews were notified of the blaze on Spring St at 9.15pm. 

Reports indicate the house was fully engulfed in flames. 

The spokeswoman said up to five fire crews were on scene battling the blaze. 



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