Smoke concerns from Waikerie fire

February 21, 2024 8:50 am in by

Firefighters remain at the Waikerie waste transfer station today as smoke from a fire continues to produce a hazard.

The fire on Maggea Road started around 1.30am Tuesday, with a pile of used tyres together with green waste producing smoke.

The fire is not expected to spread outside the waste transfer station itself, however those in the area impacted by smoke are urged to take care.

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Drivers in the area are also advised to take care, with fire crews expected to remain at the fire for several days.

The CFS say as a precaution, residents in the area who suffer from respiratory or cardiac conditions may wish to consider closing all doors and windows and remaining indoors.