$300,000 house fire at Waikerie - 24 July 2021

At 10:16 this evening CFS crews were alerted to a house fire in Hunter Road, Waikerie by a 000 caller reporting a fire in their home.

Five CFS fire trucks and a bulk water carrier responded with crews arriving to find the fire had spread through the prefabricated home and the building was completely alight.

 Crews were able to stop the fire from spreading into nearby properties but were unable to save the home.

Damages are estimated to be $300,000, with the source of ignition unknown and fire cause investigators to attend the site on Sunday.

2021-07-24 Brett Williamson