Light­ning sparks station fire

Southern Riverina news - - NEWS -

The Ber­ri­gan Ru­ral Fire Ser­vice re­sponded to a small grass and tree fire at Sav­er­nake Station on Mon­day af­ter­noon.

An es­ti­mated 1.6ha of land was de­stroyed be­tween 3.30pm and 6.30pm.

A four man crew with two trucks from Ber­ri­gan as­sisted crews from Mount Gwynne and Sav­er­nake. A chain­saw crew from Jin­dera as­sisted with cut­ting trees.

It’s be­lieved the fire started from a light­ning strike.

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