Crime scene declared after IGA fire
POLICE have declared a crime scene at an East Brisbane IGA after a blaze broke out in the business in the early hours of Saturday morning.
Emergency services were called to the IGA on the corner of Lytton Road and Manilla Street about 5am.
A Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokesman fire investigators are on scene and specialists are conducting gas readings in neighbouring businesses.
Big fire at the East Brisbane IGA! We felt a sequence of explosions, there is smoke in the air, we've evacuated our house and are watching the many fire engines roll in.— Daniel Angus (@antmandan) August 14, 2020
The supermarket is on the ground floor of a multi-level retail and residential complex.
All occupants were evacuated and no injuries were reported.
Police are investigating.
Originally published as Crime scene declared after IGA fire