Hamilton house goes up in flames in suspected arson attack
An arson investigation is underway after a house in Hamilton was destroyed by fire yesterday afternoon.
Emergency services were called to the house on the corner of Nudgee Road and Stevenson Street at around 1.45pm.
The house was well alight when fire crews arrived, taking more than an hour to be extinguished.
Heavy smoke blanketed the surrounding suburbs for several hours.
Nobody was injured in the fire, with the two-storey house believed to be abandoned.
There are reports teenagers frequented the property.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact police.