Suspicious fire, Burleigh Heads

Police are investigating a suspicious building fire at a Burleigh Heads industrial estate this morning, Queensland Police say.

Around 7.45am, police were advised of smoke issuing from a shed at Rothcote Court.

Emergency services attended and extinguished the fire.

The structure sustained significant smoke damage and minor flame damage.

Once the area was deemed safe, a crime scene was established and detectives accessed the building.

Preliminary investigations indicate that a hydroponic cannabis laboratory was operating in the roof of the rented shed.

Investigations are ongoing.

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

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