Mannum solar farm fire - 9 January 2024

10 firefighters responded to a triple zero call at 9:45am about an inverter in a shipping container bursting into flames at a solar farm on Piggery Road.
CFS crews managed to keep the fire contained to the shipping container and stop it spreading to nearby solar panels.
A contractor on site has been taken to hospital for treatment and SAPOL investigators have attended the site to conduct a workplace safety report.
The damage bill is estimated at $250,000.

Mannum solar fire - 9 January 2024

2024-01-09 Alexandra Neailey