WARRA FIRE: A house in Lytton St, Warra, was burnt to the ground early this morning. No one was in the house at the time.
WARRA FIRE: A house in Lytton St, Warra, was burnt to the ground early this morning. No one was in the house at the time. Michael Doyle

Home 'burnt to ground' in early morning blaze

A WESTERN Downs home has been destroyed in a fierce fire early this morning.

The fire broke out at the Lytton St home at Warra sometime before 4am.

Auxiliary Queensland Fire and Emergency Services crews from Jandowae and Chinchilla reported the home had "burnt to the ground" when they arrived on scene.

WARRA FIRE: A house in Lytton St, Warra, was burnt to the ground early this morning. No one was in the house at the time.
WARRA FIRE: A house in Lytton St, Warra, was burnt to the ground early this morning. No one was in the house at the time. Michael Doyle

Paramedics were put on standby at the property but were not required to treat or transport anyone at the scene.

A QFES spokeswoman said crews reported the fire was extinguished by 4.35am.

Fire investigators will attend the property today to determine the cause of the fire.

It was the second reported structure fire this morning after a neighbour reported smoke billowing from windows of an abandoned house at Clifton shortly after 6am.


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