Police are investigating a house fire that occurred in Beerwah this afternoon.
Police and emergency crews attended a fire in Strawberry Street around midday and found a house engulfed in flames.
A grass fire was also found to be burning in an adjacent property. Both fires were extinguished however the house was destroyed as a result of the fire.
All occupants were accounted for with no one sustaining any injuries as a result of the fire.
A 40-year-old man was located a short time later near the properties and was taken into custody. He is currently assisting police with their investigations.
Police have declared a crime scene and investigations are continuing.
Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.
Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation working in partnership with the Queensland Police Service.
For all non-urgent police reporting or general police inquiries contact Policelink on 131 444 or Policelink.qld.gov.au 24hrs a day.