Truck fire at Appila - 30 October 2023

Just after 7:30 a.m. this morning, CFS responded to a prime mover truck fire on Appila Road, Appila.

On arrival, crews found the truck well alight. 12 firefighters from Appila, Wirrabara and Laura and multiple Farm Fire Units extinguished the blaze. The driver of the truck exited unharmed.

The fire started in the truck's cab and is believed to have been caused by an electrical fault.

Damage is estimated at approximately $250,000.

2023-10-30 Adam Pascoe