Fire Almost Claims Coonalpyn’s Silo Cafe

October 30, 2023 1:59 pm in by

A quick response from local CFS crews has likely saved the Silo Cafe in Coonalpyn, after a fire broke out early this morning.

Police and fire crews responded to reports of smoke coming from the cafe on Poyntz Terrace, Coonalpyn about 2.45am, with four local crews attending.

They managed to contain the blaze to a single room within the building, however damages are estimated to be around $150,000.

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Fire cause investigators are currently on scene to try to determine the cause of the fire.

Anyone who may have been driving past overnight and has dashcam footage or any other information that may assist the investigation into the fire is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at