House fire destroys home at Port Willunga - 18 Nov 2020

At 12:01 this morning CFS crews were alerted to a house fire in Desoto Drive by a multiple 000 callers reporting the front room of a home was on fire.

Four CFS trucks, supported by a bulkwater carrier, SA Police and SA Ambulance Services, arrived to find the fire had quickly spread into the ceiling and had collapsed the roof.

Three residents from the home were able to escape the fire without injury, while SA Police evacuated neighbouring homes and 22 firefighters attempted to extinguish the fire and protect the neighbouring properties.

The fire completely destroyed the home, with damages estimated to be $200,000.

Fire cause investigators will attend the scene this morning to try to find the cause of the fire.

2020-11-18 Brett Williamson