$60,000 shed fire at Mt Barker - 30 October 2019

At 9:25 this evening CFS were alerted to a shed fire at Springs Road, Mt Barker.

Four CFS crews, two MFS crews and a bulk water carrier arrived to find thick smoke coming from a large shed containing farm machinery and equipment.

Approximately 30 firefighters were able to contain the fire to the shed, protecting nearby buildings and neighbouring homes.

The shed and contents were completely destroyed, with damages estimated to be more than $60,000.

At this stage the cause of the fire is unknown, with Fire Cause Investigators to attend the site tomorrow morning.

2019-10-30 Brett Williamson