Warning message
SA Metropolitan Fire Service

SA Metropolitan Fire Service

Message ID: 0005230
Time Message Issued: 07:09
Date Message Issued: 07/01/2021

Fire Origin / Fire Name: WHYALLA BARSON


Issued for WHYALLA BARSON in the Eyre Peninsula

This fire is burning in three large piles of mulch causing smoke to drift on Iron Knob Road and surrounding communities. The fire is expected to burn throughout the day. Front end loaders are being used to pull apart the piles of mulch whilst being wet down.

You are advised to close all doors and windows and stay indoors if the smoke is causing you concern. Be careful when driving as smoke may reduce visibilty.

For updates visit the MFS website www.mfs.sa.gov.au or phone the Bushfire Information Hotline on 1800 362 361.

This message will be updated as the situation changes or before: Jan 07 2021 15:00


  • Check in with your family and neighbours. Smoke can be dangerous for people with respiratory or heart conditions
  • Slow down when driving and be aware there could be people, vehicles or animals on the road
  • Turn your car headlights on and close windows and outside vents


For emergencies call Triple Zero (000)

Do not rely on a single source for warning information.

End of Message

For further information refer to the MFS website www.mfs.sa.gov.au

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