Incident Alert for Coober Pedy structure fire Sunday 1 December, 2019

CFS incident alert for a structure fire at Cooper Pedy in the mid north.

Good evening this is Kathy Baklan from the Country Fire Service at 8:30pm on Sunday December 1, 2019 with details on a structure fire at a residential building near the Italian Club Road, on the corner of St Nicholas street, Coober Pedy.

At 6:33 tonight CFS crews were alerted to a structure fire at a residential building that was causing black smoke to drift across the township.

CFS crew arrived on the scene with SAPOL in attendance and the building fully involved. SES and SAAS were also in attendance.

Crews were able to contain the fire with no threats to structures on either side.

The fire is still currently in the roof and cellar and due to the intensity of the fire crews cannot enter.

Fire Cause Investigators will attend the scene to determine the cause of the fire, with damages estimated to be in excess of $70,000.


2019-12-01 Kathy Baklan