House fire at Burton - 17 December 2020

At 1:02 this morning CFS and MFS crews were alerted to a house fire in Sittella Avenue, Burton, in Adelaide’s northern suburbs, by multiple 000 caller reporting a fire was being seen in the front room of a home.

Four CFS and three MFS crews arrived to find the fire had quickly spread throughout the home.

Neighbours alerted crews that the residents had not been seen at the property for several days.

Crews were able to protect neighbouring homes, but the fire had burned too far through the original property for it to be saved.

Damages are estimated to be approximately $380,000, with fire cause investigators to attend today to attempt to determine the cause.

2020-12-17 Brett Williamson