Grass Fire Causes $1.2mil Damage to Farming Machinery Near Cummins - 18 December 2021


At 03h00PM on Saturday afternoon, 18 December 2021, the CFS was alerted to a grass fire near Cummins on the Eyre Peninsula.

CFS firefighters responded with 9 firefighting vehicles and 1 bulk water carrier. Further, 4 aerial firebombers were deployed to the incident.

The fire caused $1.2 million damage to farming machinery before it was contained. The cause of the fire is unknown.

2021-12-18 Donovan Du Plooy