Fire crews are currently battling a blaze in Westlake.
Fire crews are currently battling a blaze in Westlake.

Two families lose homes in Westlake blaze

UPDATE 16.06PM: Fire crews have left the scene of a devastating house fire in Westlake where two properties were destroyed.

The fire was extinguished at 2.30pm after burning for roughly three-and-a-half hours.

One person was taken to hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation.

Sadly, two dogs lost their lives in the blaze.

The fire is not being treated as suspicious.

UPDATE 12.11PM: TWO additional fire crews have arrived in Westlake to help control a blaze which has destroyed two homes.

A spokesperson for the Queensland Fire and Rescue Service said the fire is still well alight but is under control.

There are no injuries reported at this stage.

 

 

 

More fire crews called to battle Westlake blaze

INITIAL: SEVEN fire trucks are currently fighting a blaze which has spread across two houses on Horizon Drive, Westlake.

Crews arrived shortly before 11am after reports a garage was on fire.

A Queensland Ambulance spokesperson said the fire spread to the main structure of the house and then caused a second house to be set alight.

It is believed one roof has completely collapsed while part of the roof of another has fallen.

At this stage they believe everyone has been accounted for.



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