media release
SA Metropolitan Fire Service

SA Metropolitan Fire Service


Incident Name: DRY CREEK

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read on air verbatim as soon as possible and then at regular intervals thereafter or until the message expires or is superseded by another message related to this incident.

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Time Message Issued: 15:21
Date Message Issued: 17/10/2013

MFS advises that crews are responding to a RUBBISH OR WASTE at a watse depot.

The emergency is located at Hanson Rd North, Wingfield.

The emergency is a fire contained to rubbish and waste, but is burning well and causing smoke to drift. The threat of smoke emanating from this fire has reduced however, smoke continues to drift in a north easterly direction from the incident, affecting areas such as Globe Derby Park, Greenfields, Mawson Lakes, Parafield Gardens, Gepps Cross, Pooraka and Ingle Farm. Whilst the fire does not pose a threat to people in these areas, they are advised to close all doors and windows and stay indoors if they suffer from any respiratory or cardiac conditions.

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

Repeating, MFS advises that crews are responding to a RUBBISH OR WASTE at a watse depot.

The location of the emergency is Hanson Rd North, Wingfield.

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