Shed on fire at Kooralbyn

DESTROYED: A fire this afternoon destroyed the contents of this Kooralbyn shed. Photo: Larraine Sathicq
DESTROYED: A fire this afternoon destroyed the contents of this Kooralbyn shed. Photo: Larraine Sathicq

UPDATE: 5.30pm

FIREFIGHTERS have extinguished a shed fire at Barker Place, Kooralbyn.

A QFES spokeswoman said the shed contained a vehicle, a boat and two motorcycles as well as fuel, paint and chemicals used for printing.

Energex cut power to the premises and two firefighters donned breathing apparatus to put out hot spots inside the shed.

The QFES spokeswoman said three firefighters were assessed by paramedics at the scene, the two in BA and a third who had high blood pressure. All were well and did not require further treatment.

The contents of the shed sustained extensive damage and the building is now being ventilated.

Earlier: 3.50pm

Firefighters continue to battle a shed fire at Kooralbyn.

A QFES spokeswoman said the 15 metre by five metre shed on Barker Place contained a vehicle, boat and two motorbikes.

No injuries have been reported but paramedics and police are also in attendance.

Earlier:

EMERGENCY Services have rushed to the scene of a shed fire at Barker Place in Kooralbyn.

A Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokeswoman said three crews had responded to the call that came in at 3.07pm today.

She said one crew had already arrived to find the fire was well involved and two more crews were on their way along with ambulance and police.

More to come.