Warning message
SA Metropolitan Fire Service

SA Metropolitan Fire Service

Message ID: 0005236
Time Message Issued: 13:34
Date Message Issued: 07/01/2021

Fire Origin / Fire Name: WHYALLA BARSON


Issued for Whyalla Barson on the Eyre Peninsula 

MFS advises that crews are responding to a fire burning in three large piles of mulch at a commercial composting facility. The fire is expected to burn throughout the day. 

The location of the incident is Iron Knob Road at Whyalla Barson on the Eyre Peninsula.

The incident is causing smoke to periodically drift across the Whyalla area and surrounding communities. People with respiratory issues are advised to remain indoors and close all doors and windows until the smoke has passed.

This message will be updated as the situation changes or before: 08/01/2021 10:30

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

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