CFS incident alert for a structure fire at Tailem Bend 17 December 2019
Incident alert for a structure fire at a mixed-use storage facility on Olive Grove, Tailem Bend.
At 10:18pm Tuesday night CFS crews were alerted to a grass fire next to a large shed by a 000 caller reporting smoke being visible from the highway.
a structure fire at a mixed-use storage facility on Olive Grove, Tailem Bend.
CFS crews arrived at the scene to find the grass fire had spread to a storage shed. CFS appliances including 7 tankers, 1 Bulk Water Carrier, 3 pumpers and 3 command vehicles and over 60 CFS crew are at the scene.
SAPOL, SAAS on scene for fire crew standby and MFS are also assisting with the incident.
A non-bushfire advice was sent at 11.54pm as the incident is causing a large amount of smoke to be present in the area.
The fire is currently contained to the structure, crews will be on scene until the fire is extinguished.
Fire Cause Investigators will attend the scene to determine the cause of the fire, with damages estimated to be in excess of $250,000.
EOM.2019-12-18 Kathy Baklan