Fire at Ngapala 7 May 2018

Today CFS crews have responded to a grass fire which impacted a property in the Mid North at Ngapala which is about 10 kilometres north west of Eudunda.

Crews were called at 1124 and ten appliances and 40 firefighters attended the fire.

They were able to contain the blaze and limit damage to a hay shed and successfully defend a nearby home, other sheds and farming equipment.

The Hay shed is expected to burn for sometime and within the shed a Harvester has been destroyed.

The estimated damage bill is $160,000.

The cause is believed to from rekindle from a nearby burn off

CFS crews will remain on the hay shed fire throughout the afternoon and into the evening.

2018-05-07 Peter Freeman