Fire ignites near Freeling township as Fire Ban Season is announced

Friday's fire near Freeling, which burnt more than 30 hectares of grass, is being treated as suspicious with SA Police continuing their investigations.

Crime Scene Officers who attended the scene say the cause of the fire is still undetermined.

Meanwhile, high winds and temperatures sparked 18 appliances, carrying 40 firefighters, plus farm units and police, to respond to the scene after the alarmed was raised before 10am. While no injuries were reported, one farmer confirmed 30 rolls of hay was burnt.

The investigation remains ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Police also remind the public of their responsibilities when it comes to Total Fire Ban Days after the Fire Danger Season was declared on November 1.