$300,000 fire in Southend

At around 1730 this afternoon CFS responded to a house fire at Southend in the State’s South-East.


Crews arrived to shed fire which had quickly spread to the adjacent double story house.


Crews were able to save the house but it did have extensive damage. They were also able to retrieve significant valuables from the house for the homeowner.


The estimated damage bill is $300k.


There are no reports of any injuries. About 25 firefighters attended the incident.


The cause is undetermined but fire cause investigators will attend in the morning. 

2018-12-05 Daniel Hamilton