Logan house fire sparked by candles after power cut off
A LARGE family left homeless after fire gutted a Logan home had been using candles to light the dining room because the power was cut off.
Firefighters believe candles sparked the fire that tore through the two-storey home in Mawarra Street, Kingston, while the Naanan family was out for a drive on Monday night.
Fire has damaged a Kingston home leaving a family of 8 homeless. Investigators say unattended candles caused blaze. pic.twitter.com/YmB5Vl1rnX— Clare Hunter (@clarephunter9) June 22, 2015
Electricity retailer AGL has since promised to provide temporary accommodation for the family of eight, with another on the way.
A family member told Logan House Fire Support Network founder Louie Naumovski the power bill was sent to the wrong address.
AGL released a statement saying "all billing information, including payment reminders and disconnection warning notices" was sent to the address provided.