Update: Police are now treating a house fire this morning as suspicious.
There has been a lot of smoke in the Adelaide Hills town of Bridgewater this morning from a house fire.
At approximately 3.30am today, Thursday 29 June, CFS was alerted to the structure fire, which started in the roof of a home at Wattle Street.
Around 40 volunteers were deployed in 6 trucks from nearby brigades.
Upon arrival, firefighters have made entry into the home, accessed the ceiling space to extinguish the blaze.
The home was vacant due to renovations and there have been no reported injuries.
The incident has been causing smoke across the Bridgewater area with CFS issuing an ‘Advice’ message at 6am to members of the public.
“Drive to conditions and close windows and doors if suffering any breathing difficulties,” the message reads.
SA Police and SA Ambulance have been on scene to support the crews.
Asbestos specialist CFS crews from Burnside have also been called in.
The cause is currently unknown and fire cause investigators have been called to the scene.
The damage bill is estimated between $150,000 – $200,000.
Anyone with information that may assist the investigation is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at https://crimestopperssa.com.au/