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House goes up in smoke with man and three kids inside

Police guarded the scene of a house fire overnight.
Police guarded the scene of a house fire overnight. John Gass

POLICE guarded the scene of a house fire on the southern Gold Coast overnight.

Forensic police are today expected to examine the house on Eucalyptus Ave, Varsity Lakes.

A man, aged 48, and three boys, aged 6, 8 and 13, were inside the home at the time but managed to escape.

The older boy was treated for minor burns and smoke inhalation at Robina Hospital, while the man was also treated for smoke inhalation.

The fire began about 8.30pm (Qld) and destroyed the home.

Anyone with information that could help should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au.

Topics:  house fire, varsity lakes



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