media release
SA Metropolitan Fire Service

SA Metropolitan Fire Service

ADVICE MESSAGE

Incident Name: LONSDALE

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be read on air verbatim as soon as possible and then at regular intervals thereafter or until the message expires or is superseded by another message related to this incident.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: 13:16
Date Message Issued: 16/08/2013

MFS advises that crews are responding to a fire in a redundant fuel tank containing minimal fuel residue at a redundant fuel recycling facility.

The emergency is located at Refinery Road at Lonsdale in Adelaide's south..

The emergency is contained to one redundant fuel tank, with minimal smoke or fire now visible. The incident is not posing a threat to the public. MFS firefighters are applying foam to the tank and will wait for the tank to cool before the fire can be declared fully extinguished. Previous warnings to motorists about smoke in the Lonsdale area are no longer in place..

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 a redundant fuel tank containing minimal fuel residue at a redundant fuel recycling facility.

The location of the emergency is Refinery Road at Lonsdale in Adelaide's south..

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