House fire at Kimba on the Eyre Peninsula

At 3:50 this afternoon CFS crews were alerted to a house fire at Sharrad Crescent in Kimba, with 000 callers reporting smoke being seen coming from an air conditioner unit on the roof the house.

Crews arrived at the scene ten minutes later to find the smoke had developed into a fire which had spread to the roof.

Three crews from local brigades managed to contain the fire to the home, with the 15 firefighters also protecting nearby houses.

The fire had spread too far into the home before firefighters arrived for the building to be saved, with total damage estimated at $150,000.

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

2019-04-11 Brett Williamson