HOUSE FIRE: Emergency services attended a house fire at Cradle Drive in Kirkwood late Saturday night.
HOUSE FIRE: Emergency services attended a house fire at Cradle Drive in Kirkwood late Saturday night. Mark Zita GLA230319HOUSEFIRE

Two people escape New Auckland house fire

RESIDENTS of a Gladstone home were rushed from their New Auckland address overnight after a fire broke out just before 10pm.

The blaze erupted at he home on the corner of Carnarvon and Cradle Drive about 9.44pm.

A Queensland Ambulance Service spokesperson said two occupants, a woman in her 60s and a male child suffered mild smoke inhalation however were not transported to hospital.

 

HOUSE FIRE: Emergency services attended a house fire at Cradle Drive in Kirkwood late Saturday night.
HOUSE FIRE: Emergency services attended a house fire at Cradle Drive in Kirkwood late Saturday night. Mark Zita GLA230319HOUSEFIRE

A Queensland Fire and Emergency Service spokeswoman said when firefighters arrived smoke and flames could be seen inside through the windows.

The QFES spokeswoman said the two occupants were standing on the balcony outside.

 

HOUSE FIRE: Emergency services attended a house fire at Cradle Drive in Kirkwood late Saturday night.
HOUSE FIRE: Emergency services attended a house fire at Cradle Drive in Kirkwood late Saturday night. Mark Zita GLA230319HOUSEFIRE

"The fireys went in and we did manage to get the two occupants from the balcony," she said.

"There were no major injuries."



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