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Suspicious Shed & Car Fires in Yankalilla

CFS firetruck by Jennie Lenman

Police are investigating suspicious fires in the Southern Fleurieu Peninsula from the early hours of this morning.

Just before 5am on Wednesday 14 October, police and emergency services were called to Kemmiss Hill Road at Yankalilla after reports of two sheds on fire.

CFS crews arrived quickly and it took them just over an hour to put out the fires.

During the incident a car at the rear of property was also set alight which was quickly extinguished by crews.

The sheds and vehicle were destroyed by the fire with estimated damages of around $150,000.

No one was injured as a result of the fires however police believe they were deliberately lit.

Detectives and Crime Scene Investigators are attending the scene today to determine the cause of the fire.

Anyone with information that may help is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Story and Photo of CFS Truck by Jennie Lenman