House burnt down overnight in Carr Street, Depot Hill
House burnt down overnight in Carr Street, Depot Hill Zhanae Conway-Dodd

Firefighters investigating fire in Depot Hill

UPDATE 12.20PM: A HOUSE fire at Carr St in Depot Hill, Rockhampton, has been handed over to the police for further investigation.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services confirmed the Carr street residence had been declared a crime scene after emergency services were called to a structure fire at 10.20pm last night.

Multiple units attended the scene including police, and Ergon Energy.

Fire fighters had the blaze under control at 10.48pm and had completely put out the fire by 11.20pm.

Emergency units returned to the scene to douse ambers early this morning.

Police Media have confirmed the house was vacant but squatters were staying at the residence.

The fire is being treated as suspicious.


6AM: FIREFIGHTERS attended a house fire in Depot Hill, Rockhampton, overnight.

A Queensland Fire and Rescue Service spokeswoman said QFES received the call at 10.30pm.

She said three crews attended.

It is believed no one was inside at the time of the fire in Carr St.

Queensland Ambulance Service confirms no one was transported to hospital.