Message ID: 0001148
Time Message Issued: 16:33
Date Message Issued: 25/10/2017
Incident Name: THEBARTON
Issued for Thebarton and surrounding suburbs
MFS advises that crews are responding to a structure fire at an electrical sub station.
The location of the emergency West Thebarton Road at Thebarton in Adelaide.
The emergency is contained to the sub station. More than 40 MFS firefighters from 10 appliances have extinguished a shed fire and external equipment fire, causing a reduction of smoke in the area.
However, firefighters are working with power authorities to monitor a believed internal fire within a transformer and will remain on scene for several hours. Residents and motorists can remain indoors and close all doors and windows when smoke is in the area. Motorists should avoid West Thebarton Road while emergency services personnel and vehicles are in the area.
This message will be updated once the situation changes or by: Oct 25 2017 20:00
For further information refer to the MFS website www.mfs.sa.gov.au