Hay shed fire at Parilla 2 March 2020

At around 3.30am this morning CFS were alerted to a hay shed fire at Mclvar Road, Parilla.

Three CFS fire trucks and 15 volunteer firefighters responded and found the shed fully involved. The hay has been in the shed for some time, and is approximately 4.5kms from Mallee Hwy and 7km from nearest town at Parilla.

Around 400 bales of hay plus full loss of shed has been destroyed with around $300,000 damage.

CFS will return in the morning and assist owner with machinery to break apart bales and try to extinguish. SAPOL are on the scene, however at this stage the fire is not deemed suspicious.

2020-03-02 Kathy Baklan