Yalanda: Shed fire December 27, 2017

At 10:17 this morning CFS crews were called to scene of a shed fire on Cowell-Kimba Road at Yalanda.

Volunteers were on the scene within six-minutes of receiving the call to find a farm workshop and adjoining machinery shed alight.

In total 4 CFS units with 16 volunteers attended the fire, supported by a bulk water carrier from the Kimba Council.

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus were able to enter the shed and limit the damage to mainly the workshop area.

The workshop received minor structural damage, and minor heat damage was also done to nearby machinery.

Total damage is estimated to be $100,000.

The cause of the fire not suspicious.

2017-12-27 Brett Williamson