Structure fire at Port Neill

Shortly after 12pm today, CFS crews were alerted to a fire at a rural residence on Norton Road, Port Neill. 

Three CFS trucks, a bulk water carrier and 15 firefighters responded to the call when on arrival they found the property fully engulfed in flames. 

Despite being able to assist the property owner in removing some belongings from the home, the entire dwelling was unfortunately lost. 

No one was injured at the time.

Estimated damages are approximately $600,000.

Fire cause investigators will attend the scene later today as currently the cause is unknown.

2021-08-03 Donovan du Plooy