Fire destroyed a home on Persimmon Dr, Peregian Beach overnight.
Fire destroyed a home on Persimmon Dr, Peregian Beach overnight. Warren Lynam

Family forced to flee home after overnight fire

A FAMILY were forced to flee their home at Peregian Beach last night after fire engulfed their property.

Six Queensland Fire and Emergency Service crews arrived at the scene on Persimmon Dr at 11.15pm where they found the building to be "fully alight", a QFES spokesperson said.

"The building had multiple exposures on all sides, crews worked to make it safe."

Paramedics assessed four patients at the scene. All patients were uninjured and no one required treatment or transport to hospital.

Queensland Police are working to investigate the cause of the blaze.

A Queensland Police spokesperson said police remain guarding the scene this morning

"The cause of the fire is undetertmined at this stage," the spokespersopn said.

QFES crews also remain onsite this morning mopping up.


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