Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Spate of Fires Guts the Region; Amiens, Yesterday

Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Spate of Fires Guts the Region; Amiens, Yesterday

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Shannon Newley

Reporter

TWO people were lucky to escape unhurt from a fire that destroyed their Clintonvale home Monday night.

A Queensland Fire and Rescue Service (QFRS) spokesman said the two people had been at home, but managed to get out of the house.

C[pounds sterling]QFRS took the call at 11.52pm,C[yen] he said.

The spokesman said the building was burning fiercely by the time the two fire crews from Warwick arrived.

Captain Ian Niebling attended the fire and said that because of the distance the crews had to travel Co about 20km from Warwick Co and the speed with which the fire caught hold, there was no chance of saving it.

C[pounds sterling]We could see the glow from the Eight Mile which indicated it was well and truly going,C[yen] he said.

C[pounds sterling]It was just good they were out and accounted for.C[yen]

The QFRS spokesman said only hours later there was another alarm Co this time at the southern end of the region at 7. …

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