Fire investigation at Ormeau

Police have located two girls, following an alleged deliberately-lit fire in bushland at Ormeau this morning.

Around 10.30am, emergency services were called to an estate on the corner Jondaryan Street and Rockwood Drive with reports that a fire in bushland was nearing houses.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services attended and quickly extinguished the fire.

Police located two 14-year-old girls at the scene, who are currently assisting investigators with their enquiries.

With Queensland continuing to experience extreme and dangerous fire conditions throughout the state with devastating bushfire being fought in several locations, police are reminding the public of the dangers of lighting fires or committing acts of arson.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via 24hrs per day.

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