Deliberately lit grass fires at Kudla

Police are investigating a series of deliberately lit grass fires overnight in Kudla.

At about 8.30pm, Tuesday 14 March, police along with MFS and CFS crews attended two grass fires near the Gawler train line on MacAlister Road.

About 30 minutes later, a further six small fires were lit in a dry creek bed at the western end of Gordon Road between the Gawler train line and Main North Road approximately two kilometres from the first two fires. All fires were quickly extinguished.

The fires are believed to be linked and deliberately lit.

Police are appealing for anyone with CCTV in the area or dashcam of anyone travelling through the area at the time.

Anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area or has any information that may assist the investigation is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at

Police also encourage the public any person seen acting suspiciously near to areas susceptible to fire to call 131444 or 000 in the case of an emergency.


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