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SA Metropolitan Fire Service

SA Metropolitan Fire Service

ADVICE MESSAGE

Incident Name: WINGFIELD

Note: The following message is to be read on air verbatim as soon as possible and then at regular intervals thereafter or until the message expires or is superseded by another message related to this incident.

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ADVICE MESSAGE

Time Message Issued: 17:07
Date Message Issued: 21/11/2013

MFS advises that crews are responding to a fire in about 20 vehicles at a Wingfield car wrecking yard that has now been brought under control. (This is a reduced threat message.).

The emergency is located at a car wrecking yard near Cormack Road at Wingfield in Adelaide's north. The incident started as a grass fire that burnt through a small area of grass before spreading to the wrecked vehicles. The grass fire was quickly brought under control. It took MFS and CFS firefighters about one hour to bring the fire in up to 20 vehicles under control..

The emergency is now under control and this is a reduced threat message. .

While the MFS is aware of this incident, if you notice a different emergency incident that is unattended, call "000".

For information, listen to your local emergency services broadcaster, or visit the MFS website www.mfs.sa.gov.au.

Repeating, MFS advises that crews are responding to a fire in about 20 vehicles at a Wingfield car wrecking yard that has now been brought under control. (This is a reduced threat message.).

The location of the emergency is a car wrecking yard near Cormack Road at Wingfield in Adelaide's north. The incident started as a grass fire that burnt through a small area of grass before spreading to the wrecked vehicles. The grass fire was quickly brought under control. It took MFS and CFS firefighters about one hour to bring the fire in up to 20 vehicles under control..

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