SA Country Fire Service

Incident Update

Message ID: 0005799
Time Message Issued: 06:16
Date Message Issued: 26/12/2021

Origin / Name: BOWMANS

Hay Shed Fire between Port Wakefield and Balaklava


CFS crews are currently monitoring a hay shed fire at Bowmans between Port Wakefield and Balaklava.

On arrival, CFS firefighters found approximately 200 bales of hay in a shed which was fully involved in fire.

The fire is causing significant smoke in the area and can be seen from the Augusta Highway.

CFS crews will remain at this incident for the coming days.

For updates visit the CFS website ( or phone the Information Hotline on 1800 362 361.

This message will be updated as the situation changes or before: Dec 26 2021 20:00


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