House fire at Loveday - 9 August

 

Thursday, August 9 at 5:45am:

 

At 3.13 this morning CFS was alerted to a house fire fully alight in Loveday, near Barmera in the Riverland.

 

Crews arrived to find the roof of the home had collapsed and the single story building was on fire.

 

Electricity had previously been disconnected to the property and it took 12 volunteer firefighters about an hour to extinguish the fire.

 

The owner of the home was located in a nearby town and advised of the loss, with the property unoccupied at the time of the fire.

 

Fire Cause Investigators will be on scene this morning to determine the cause, the damage estimated at between $80,000 to $100,000.