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Mt Compass Man Dies While Battling Fire


An Adelaide Hills man has died after suffering a medical episode while defending his home against a fire.

CFS crews were called to a Mount Compass property off Through Rd just after 3.30pm Tuesday 12 March 2019 following reports of a 100 metre-wide grass fire.

Crews were able to contain the blaze quickly but the man was unable to be revived.

Police are preparing a report for the Coroner.

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