Southern Waste Depot Fire at McLaren Vale

At 4am this morning, eight CFS trucks and three MFS trucks responded to a waste fire at Pedler Road, McLaren Vale.

Crews extinguished a grass and scrub fire caused by spontaneous combustion from within the dump. CFS have since returned and as it is anticipated that the fire will burn underground for some time.

The underground fire may cause smoke for a few days. CFS volunteers will continue to liaise with management of the site for monitoring and extinguishing of any hot spots as they arise.

2021-12-12 Belinda Dunbar