House Fire Mount Burr

Just after 7:00pm this evening SA Country Fire Service Firefighters were called to reports of a fire on Gray Terrace, Mount Burr north-east of Mount Gambier.

More than 25 firefighters from five fire trucks were responded, on arrival crews found the timber construction home well alight with flames coming close to gas cylinder situated on the side wall.

Crews go to work to contain the fire within 30 minutes whilst protecting the gas cylinder from exploding, firefighters also worked to stop the flames from impacting on two homes that were situated within close proximity to both sides of the property.

Unfortunately despite the efforts of firefighters the home has been fully destroyed. The cause of the fire is yet to be determined, Fire Cause Investigators have been requested, at this stage there is no dollar damage estimate.

SA Police and SA Ambulance are also on scene.