$300,000 Semi-trailer Fire at Penong - 16 April 2023
This evening CFS crews were called to attend a semi-trailer fire on the Eyre Highway west of Penong, on the State’s Eyre Peninsula.
The prime mover was disconnected from the trailer, which is carrying a twin steer service truck, which caught fire.
Two CFS fire trucks, with twelve fire fighters are currently in attendance extinguishing the fire which is estimated to have caused $300,000 damage, attributed primarily to the service truck.
Fortunately, no injuries have been reported and the truck is on the side of the road, with minimal disturbance to highway traffic.
CFS crews will remain on the scene until the area until the fire is controlled and the area is made safe.
2023-04-16 Chanel Zampogna