House fire at Aldinga Beach

At 6:09 this morning CFS crews alerted to a house fire at Rowley Road in Aldinga Beach by multiple calls to 000.

Crews arrives to find the single storey home ablaze, with reports that the owner was trapped in the back yard of the premises.

Five CFS trucks with approximately 24 firefighters were able to quickly extinguish the fire and rescue the homeowner.

The home was partially destroyed, with damages estimated at $200,000.

The homeowner was transported to hospital and received treatment for smoke inhalation and burns to a hand.

Fire Cause Investigators will attend the scene today to confirm the cause of the fire.

2019-07-01 Brett Williamson