$300,000 B-double fire - 25 September 2022

25 CFS volunteers on six trucks, supported by SA Ambulance Service and SA Police personnel, are responding to a truck fire 18 kilometres east of Truro on the Sturt Highway.

Crews were called to the incident just before 4 o’clock this morning, where they found a B-double fully involved in fire.

The truck, transporting paper waste was destroyed, with the damage bill estimated to be around $300,000.

It’s expected CFS crews will be on scene for some time, extinguishing hot spots and blacking out. Traffic restrictions are in place.

No one was injured.

2022-09-25 Brittany Evins