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Fatal fire at quarry residence

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Information:

What

A fire destroyed a caretaker residence at a quarry north of Brisbane. A young child died in the fire while his father suffered severe burns.

Why

The accident is under investigation by officers of the QFRS, Queensland Police Service, Petroleum and Gas Inspectorate and the Mines Inspectorate. The cause of the fire may never be identified because of its intensity.

Recommendations

Recommendatons include the Site Senior Executive's responsibilities relating to construction, electrical and/or gas services and appliances, and emergency response p[rocedures, including fire detection and fire fighting equipment.



Organisation:

Department of Natural Resources and Mines

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Jurisdiction:

Relates to Queensland (QLD)

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Coverage:

QLD - Queensland

Author:

Natural Resources and Mines, Queensland Government

Publisher:

Natural Resources and Mines, Queensland Government

Published:

29 Jun 2005



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