Housefire: Glenalta 18 Jan 2018

At 7:36AM this morning several calls to 000 reporting smoke coming from a roof of a two storey home on the corner of Hawthorndene Drive and Rosella Avenue.

Six CFS appliances with 24 volunteers responded, supported by SA Police and SA Ambulance Services.

Crews quickly contained the fire and protected surrounding properties, with an estimated damage from the fire put at $100,000.

A smoke alert has been issued for the area, with crews remaining on site to manage the scene.

Occupants of the home believed an air conditioner may have caused the fire. All residents escaped without injury.

Drivers in the area should be aware of traffic management and redirections while emergency crews are still in the area.

2018-01-18 Brett Williamson