Car and house fire in Birdwood - Friday 16 July

At around 2.40am this morning, Friday 16 July, SACFS crews responded to a structure fire on a Pool Street, Birdwood.

Four trucks and a bulk water carrier along with approximately 20 firefighters responded to the call where on arrival they found a car on fire (located in the car port) which had spread to the adjoining house.

Crews quickly worked to extinguish the fire in wet and windy conditions saving the house despite there already being some damage to the car and property.

There were no injuries to those present at the time.

The fire is suspected to have started from the vehicle.

Estimated damages are approximately $50,000.

2021-07-16 Danielle Blanch