A fire that engulfed a home in Cannon Valley last night is under investigation by police.
A fire that engulfed a home in Cannon Valley last night is under investigation by police.

UPDATE: First look at home engulfed by fire

UPDATE: A crime scene has been declared following a suspicious fire that destroyed a property in Cannon Valley on Friday night.

On Saturday morning, police and a firey were at the Riordonvale Rd Property, on the corner of Shute Harbour Rd. 

A crime scene has been declared at a property in Cannon Valley, following a suspicious house fire.
A crime scene has been declared at a property in Cannon Valley, following a suspicious house fire.

It is understood the dwelling was empty at the time of the blaze, which took more than an hour to extinguish on Friday night.

Through the trees, a crumpled pile of rubble is visible - the corrugated iron roof has collapsed in, with the twisted and charred remains of the house littering the ground. 

A fire that engulfed a home in Cannon Valley last night is under investigation by police
A fire that engulfed a home in Cannon Valley last night is under investigation by police

Investigations are continuing into the cause of the fire. 

INITIAL: A fire that engulfed a home in Cannon Valley last night is under investigation by police.

The home was 'fully involved' when crews arrived at the Riordanvale Rd property, with two crews from Airlie Beach and one from Proserpine dispatched the quell the flames.

A Queensland Fire and Emergency spokesperson said they received a call about 11pm, and there was no one home at the time.

The fire was fully extinguished by 12.53am on Saturday morning, the spokesperson said.

A Queensland Police Services spokesperson said the blaze was being treated as suspicious with a crime scene declared.

Investigations are continuing.