Senior classes ave been cancelled at St Andrews Lutheran College in Tullebudgera, after a suspicious fire. Photo: Jess Millward / TwitterFour separate suspicious fires in southern Queensland overnight Monday have significantly damaged a Gold Coast school, destroyed a country pub and a Logan house, and prompted the evacuation of an apartment block in Brisbane’s north.
Police and fire investigators are probing the causes of all four fires, with all being treated as suspicious.
None are believed to be related.
On the Gold Coast, a crime scene has been established at St Andrews Lutheran College at Tullebudgera, after fire caused significant damage to the school building.
Firefighters were called to the Tallebudgera Creek Road school about 11pm, where they found the building housing the arts faculty engulfed by flames.
Senior classes at the school have been cancelled as police and fire investigators probe the cause of the blaze, which is suspected to have been deliberately lit. Tallebudgera: Damage bill from fire in theatre at St Andrews Lutheran College could run into the millions. #7Newshttps://t.co/NHTgLQYOQB— 7 News Queensland (@7NewsQueensland) April 25, 2016
In nearby Loganlea, a double-storey home in Keyes Street was also engulfed by flames when firefighters were called about 4.30am.
Five firefighting units were able to control the blaze by 5am, however, the home was destroyed.
No injuries were reported.
Police were called and firefighters will return to the scene on Tuesday to determine what sparked the blaze.
In the northern Brisbane suburb of Nundah, residents of a York Street apartment building were evacuated when a car was torched in the basement car park about 4am.
Paramedics treated three people for smoke inhalation at the scene but they did not require hospital treatment.
The car was destroyed.
Firefighters extinguished the blaze before it spread.
Paramedics also treated two people for smoke inhalation at Morven, in Queensland’s south west, where fire destroyed a tin and timber pub in the small town.
Firefighters were called to the Victoria Street structure, about 90 kilometres east of Charleville, about 2.40am, where they found it well alight.
The fire was under control an hour later, however, the building was destroyed.
It is being treated as suspicious and police and fire investigators will return to examine the scene on Tuesday.
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