Menu
News

Teens escape fire that destroyed a house in Bogangar

House fire at Round Mt Road. Photo: John Gass / Daily News
House fire at Round Mt Road. Photo: John Gass / Daily News John Gass

FIRE completely gutted an isolated home in Bogangar over night.

Two teens, both home at the time, were not harmed during the blaze.

Far North Coast Rural Fire operations manager Bob Wilcox said about 8pm the crew received a call to attend the house fire at the Round Mountain Rd property

"We believe it started in a car," he said.

"Then it spread to the house.

"No cause has been identified."

Units from Cudgen, Tweed Coast and Kingscliff attended the blaze and it took more than two hours to extinguish the fire.

The house was brick but Mr Wilcox believed the furnishings helped to spread the flames.

Tweed/Byron Local Area Command Inspector Jim Kane said the fire still under investigation by police to determine the cause.

The forensic unit is still at the scene.

Topics:  bogangar fire



Police draw firearms to arrest men after pursuit and crash

Two men in custody after roadside arrests with weapons drawn.

This week's Tweed Link is now available

The Tweed Link is now available in the Wednesday community edition of the Tweed Daily News.

Stay up to date with the Tweed Link.

Free flu shots for all children under 5

All children under the age of five will be eligible for a free flu vaccine. Picture: iStock

ALL children under five in NSW will be eligible for a free flu vaccine this...

Local Partners