Firefighter tragically dies hours after fighting horrific factory fire in Brisbane – as police launch crime investigation
A firefighter from the Fire and Rescue Service died last night following a factory fire in Slacks Creek, Brisbane, early yesterday morning.
Izabella Nash joined the Fire and Rescue Service in 2014 and served as a first class firefighter.
A second firefighter, Lia Drew, who is a senior firefighter, is hospitalized in a serious but stable condition.
The thoughts of all QFES members are with Izzy and Lia’s families, friends and fellow crew members.
An investigation is underway into this incident.
More to come
Firefighters were called to Pacific Highway near Slacks Creek in south Brisbane at about 2:20 a.m. after reports of a swimming pool maintenance warehouse engulfed in flames (pictured)
Authorities said the fire was under control just after 6 a.m., but several crews and three senior officers remained on the scene, while police declared the area a crime scene (pictured)
An investigation is ongoing into the cause of the fire (pictured, damaged building at Freedom Pools, on the site of a factory fire in Slacks Creek)