SA Country Fire Service

Incident Update

Message ID: 0005673
Time Message Issued: 17:21
Date Message Issued: 29/11/2021

Origin / Name: NANTAWARRA

Large Haystack Fire North of Port Wakefield in the Mid North


At 2pm on Sunday 28 November, CFS crews and Farm Fire Units began responding to a large haystack fire located halfway between Port Wakefield and Snowtown in the Mid North of South Australia.
The fire is currently burning through approximately 100 large bales of hay and smoke will be visible in the area for approximately 20-30km for the remainder of the day and into tomorrow.
CFS crews will remain on scene overnight and tomorrow until the fire is extinguished.
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: Nov 30 2021 10:00


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