$300,000 house fire at Mannum - 27 April 2023:

CFS crews were alerted to a residential fire at Purnong Road, Mannum at around 3am this morning, in South Australia’s Murraylands area.

8 crews arrived to find the rear of a house and small shed fully alight but were unable to prevent the loss of the entire property, with the fire spreading through the house rapidly. 

The owner of the home was able to evacuate safely but is being treated for minor injuries at a nearby hospital. 

A large storage shed containing vehicles was saved however the estimated loss is around $300,000. 

The CFS was supported by SAPOL, SAAS and SA Power Networks. 

Crews will remain on scene for some time and fire cause investigators will attend later today.

2023-04-27 Belinda Mosby