House fire at Nelshaby - 19 March 2019
At 8:34 on Tuesday 19 March 2019, the CFS was alerted to a house fire on Flinders View Drive at Nelshaby, approximately 10 kilometres NE of Port Pirie in the Mid North.
Crews arrived to find a home and shed engulfed, with flames breaching through the roof.
In total three CFS fire trucks, three MFS fire trucks and two bulk water carriers attended the fire, with approximately 35 firefighters using defensive techniques to protect neighbouring properties after they were advised ammunition and LPG tanks were stored in the buildings.
The residents of the home were able to safely exit the property.
The home and the shed were completely destroyed by the fire, with firefighters remaining on site until the early hours of the morning to ensure the site is safe.
Fire cause investigators have been requested to attend the scene in the morning to determine the cause of the fire.