SA Country Fire Service

Incident Update

Message ID: 0006432
Time Message Issued: 14:52
Date Message Issued: 11/01/2023

Origin / Name: FORDS

Fords Fire near Kapunda


The SA Country Fire service are currently responding to a crop fire near Kapunda in the Mid North supported by water bombing aircraft and Farm Fire Fighting units. Crews are on the scene extinguishing hot spots and making the area safe.

The fire is adjacent the Thiele Highway, please take care when traveling through the area as smoke may reduce visibility.

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 11 2023 16:37


  • Check and follow your Bushfire Survival Plan
  • Decide what you will do if the situation changes
  • Look and listen for information on television, radio, internet, mobile phones and by speaking with neighbours


Do not rely on a single source for warning information.

For emergencies call Triple Zero (000)

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Stay informed

For emergencies call Triple Zero (000).

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