Man found dead after fire rips through shipping container at Townsville

August 12, 2022 12:27 pm in by
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A man’s body has been found inside a shipping container after it caught alight in Mount Louisa, Townsville.

Emergency services were called to the scene on a Woolcock Street property just before 10pm yesterday, where a caravan and the shipping container had gone up in flames.

Police say the man is believed to be in his 40s and are now investigating the cause of the fire.

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Anyone who has any information about the incident or who was in the area at the time is being urged to contact police or report anonymously via Crime Stoppers:

Police will prepare a report for the coroner.


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