$400,000 house fire at Parndarna - 2 March 2022

CFS volunteers were called to a structure fire on Cook Street at Parndarna on Kangaroo Island at 12:30 this afternoon.

On arrival, CFS volunteer firefighters on two trucks and a bulk water carrier found the structure fully involved. While the house was destroyed, firefighters were able to prevent the spread of the fire to neighbouring properties.

It’s expected crews will remain on scene for some time while they continue to extinguish remaining hotspots. SA Ambulance and SAPOL are in attendance.

The damage bill is expected to be more than $400,000. It’s not known what caused the blaze and fire cause investigators will be in attendance.

2022-03-02 Britt Evins