House fire in Strathalbyn - 10 September 2019

At 7:40 this morning CFS were alerted to a house fire in Richardson Avenue, Strathalbyn.

By 7:42 callers were reporting that the fire had spread through the house, with windows exploding and flames seen burning through the roof.

Four CFS crews arrived to find the single storey home engulfed in flames.

They were unable to save the home, but quickly acted to protect neighbouring homes.

The property is believed to contain asbestos.

Firefighters will remain on scene this morning to fully extinguish the fire, with Fire Cause Investigators attending the scene later this morning to determine the cause of the fire, with damages estimated to be approximately $150,000.

2019-09-10 Brett Williamson