SA Country Fire Service

Incident Update

Message ID: 0005862
Time Message Issued: 12:03
Date Message Issued: 11/01/2022

Origin / Name: PUNKAH CREEK

Incident Update Punkah Creek Fire


CFS advises there is a fire burning on and around an island within Chowilla Conservation Park in the Riverland near Paringa, South Australia.
CFS and National Parks are currently onscene working to extinguish this fire, and will patrol the area to limit further outbreaks.
This fire may continue to burn for several days and smoke may be visible.
This fire currently poses no risk to the community.
Campers and other members of the public in the area need to remain informed as conditions may change, refer to the CFS website for the most up to date information.

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 12 2022 13:00


  • 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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