Suspicious Fire in Port Augusta Has SAPOL Searching

September 29, 2023 1:25 am in by
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A suspicious fire in Port Augusta’s rural grassland has SAPOL actively searching for its cause.

On September 24, emergency services responded to calls reporting a fire on Prosser Street, Port Augusta.

Upon arrival, crews discovered a fire covering 200 square meters in rural grass and scrubland.

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Quick action by MFS and CFS teams using high-pressure lines successfully contained the fire within just 15 minutes.

SAPOL is currently treating the fire as suspicious and continuing their investigations.


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