SA Country Fire Service

Incident Update

Message ID: 0005739
Time Message Issued: 15:08
Date Message Issued: 18/12/2021

Origin / Name: MORTANA

Mortana - Sceale Bay


The South Australian Country Fire Service (CFS) advises people in Calpatanna Waterhole Conservation Park area, on the Western Eyre Peninsula, that smoke may be visible.

The cause of the smoke is a grass fire, 17 kilometres east of the Sceale Bay township, and west of the Flinders Highway.

CFS resources will remain on scene for the next few hours to contain the fire.

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 18 2021 17:01


  • 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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