VIDEO: Police seek public help after fatal fire
12.30PM: POLICE have shared some more information surrounding the suspicious fire in Hill St off Lakes Creek Road in the early hours of this morning.
Detective Senior Sergeant Luke Peachey appealed for public information this morning while fronting local media.
He said the site was now a crime scene and police were investigating the incident.
"We are waiting on advice on our scientific and fire investigators in regard to the causation of the fire and the circumstances around how that body was found," he said.
"(the body) was found around 6:30am this morning.
"The house has been completely destroyed so it's not easy to say where abouts in the house the body was found."
Det Peachey said it didn't appear there was anyone else in the house at the time, but they believed another resident lived at the property and was there at the time of the blaze.
He said any time a house fire occurs, police always treat them as suspicious until proven otherwise.
"Until we can determine how that body has come to be there, we will declare it a crime scene," Det Peachey said.
He said police would not commit to a timeline on investigations.
Police are appealing for information, specifically CCTV footage and dashcam footage from passers-by.
It is understood authorities have a seven-day crime scene warrant for the house.
9AM: DETECTIVES are investigating after human remains were found following a suspicious house fire in Lakes Creek this morning.
At 2.29am, Queensland Fire and Emergency Services, as well as paramedics and police, were called to a house fire on Hill St, Rockhampton.
After the fire was brought under control, emergency services found human remains inside the house.
Police have yet to confirm the identity or gender of the person.
A crime scene has been declared with fire investigators and forensic officers expected to attend the scene later today.
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7.20AM: EMERGENCY services raced to the scene of a house fully engulfed in flames in Lakes Creek earlier this morning.
At 2.29am, Queensland Fire and Emergency Services, as well as paramedics and police, were called to a house fire on the corner of Lakes Creek Rd and Hill St, Rockhampton.
Three fire crews arrived at the scene at 2.36am. Upon arrival, the two-storey house was fully alight.
There are reports the structure may have collapsed.
At 3.20am, the fire was under control and has since been extinguished.
One person was assessed on scene by paramedics and reportedly suffered no injuries. They did not require transport to hospital.
At 6.20am, a crime scene was declared and a fire investigator was requested. They are expected to arrive on scene later today.
QFES are still working to make the scene safe. Paramedics and police remain on scene in support of QFES.