SA Country Fire Service

Incident Update

Message ID: 0005871
Time Message Issued: 23:24
Date Message Issued: 19/01/2022

Origin / Name: COLES

Scrub and Grass Fire at COLES in the Lower Southeast of South Australia

ISSUED FOR Coles, Elad Road Fire

CFS is in attendance at a bushfire in the Lower South East of South Australia, near the township of Lucindale.

45 CFS trucks, 10 forestry companies and at least 15 farm fire units are in attendance, with the support from six fire bombing aircraft and three observation aircraft earlier in the day.

The fire is burning in a blue gum plantation and pasture and has burned 2,000 hectares. No structures have been damaged or lost.

Firefighters will continue to work on the fire overnight, with the area expecting Total Fire Ban conditions for the next two days.

Callendale Road between Konetta road/Lucindale road and Claywells road (Robe Penola road) is only open to bona fide residents, emergency services and relief agencies.

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: Jan 20 2022 08:30


  • Check and follow your Bushfire Survival Plan
  • Decide what you will do if the situation changes
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