Update: Large fire in Naracoorte contained | PHOTOS/VIDEO

SAPOL UPDATE 8.30PM:

Police are investigating a fire at Naracoorte today.

Police and multiple CFS appliances, with the assistance of four water bombers, responded to a fire on Pistol Club Road, Naracoorte about 11.45am on Sunday January 13.

Numerous vehicles, sheds and fencing were destroyed as a result of the fire. Initial investigations suggest the fire was started by the use of an angle grinder.

Police will be following up with the occupant as part of the investigation.

Police wish to remind the community of their obligations and restrictions that apply during Fire Danger season. For more information on what you can and can't do during the Fire Danger season go to the CFS website.

Update 5pm: CFS wishes to advise that the fire burning in grass and scrub land near the Pistol Club Road and Haynes Edwards Road, Naracoorte is now contained.

Some assets and structures in the area continue to smoulder and fire fighters are continuing to work at extinguishing any hot spots. CFS crews are patrolling the perimeter of the fire and consolidating a fire break around the burnt area.

Members of the public are advised to stay out of the area until until safe to return. Members of the public should avoid structures affected by fire due to the risk of structural collapse. If you are at home check your property for any fires and embers. Monitor conditions as they may change.

For updates visit the CFS website (www.cfs.sa.gov.au) or phone the Bushfire Information Hotline on 1800 362 361.

Update 3.30pm: CFS are attending a fire that is burning in grass and scrub land near the Pistol Club Road and Haynes Edwards Road, Naracoorte.

There are currently 12 CFS appliances and 4 water bombers actively working on the fire.

The incident is causing smoke to be seen from the Naracoorte township.

Although fire weather conditions are easing, residents in the vicinity should continue to monitor the situation and be prepared to activate their bush fire survival plan.

You are advised to close all doors and windows and stay indoors if you suffer from any respiratory or cardiac conditions.

Be careful on the roads as smoke may reduce visibility.

For updates visit the CFS website (www.cfs.sa.gov.au) or phone the Bushfire Information Hotline on 1800 362 361.

Watch the video of the fire near the Naracoorte waste transfer station here: