SA Keith fire emergency

The fire was first noticed just after 1:00pm on Saturday. Courtesy: Robyn Verrall

Country Fire Service firefighters are battling a blaze at Sherwood and Brimbago, near Keith, in South Australia’s Upper South East.

“CFS advises that an extremely dangerous bushfire is burning out of control at Sherwood near Dark Island Well Road, Emu Flat Road, Wurlyana Road, Eckert Road and Wirrega North Road,” a CFS statement said.

“If you are in this area, you are in danger. There is a risk to your life and property.”

The CFS said the fire was moving in a south-easterly direction.

Sherwood is about 220 kilometres south-east of Adelaide.

More to come.

Source: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-01-06/firefighters-battle-blaze-near-keith-in-sas-upper-south-east/9308260