$200K Damage to House at Aldinga Beach

At just before 11am this morning, the CFS responded to a triple zero call at Butterworth Road, Aldinga Beach.
On arrival crews found the roof of the single storey home well involved in fire. 35 firefighters worked for an hour to bring the fire under control.
The occupant wasn't at home at the time but had returned to find the home a blaze. Nobody was injured and the home was fitted with working smoke alarms.

All rooms of the home have suffered extensive smoke damage and the roof has been gutted. Although the cause of the fire is currently being investigated by Fire Cause Investigators, the damage bill is estimated at approximatley $200K.