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Farmland destroyed in Yallunda Flat fire yesterday

December 4, 2023 12:46 pm in by
Photo: SA Country Fire Service Updates via Facebook

Farm machinery sparked a fire that burnt through 12-hectares of crop and stubble in Yallunda Flat yesterday, 3 December.

Emergency crews were called at 4:40pm, and 15 CFS volunteers, police, three aircraft bombers, one Blackhawk, and multiple farm firefighting units responded.

The fire caused an estimated $150,000 in damage, with a tractor and baler destroyed in the blaze.

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The CFS are reminding locals today is a total fire ban day on the Eastern Eyre Peninsula, and not to undertake any risky activities.

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