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: Sheep perish in truck fire near Mallala (South Australia)
: WA Export News July 16, 2014, 11:12:21 AM
   
A TRUCK fire has killed between 30 and 40 sheep near Mallala.

The truck, which was transporting more than 400 sheep, caught alight on Redbanks Rd about 2.15am.

Country Fire Service crews were able to extinguish the blaze and save most of the sheep.

The RSPCA is at the scene managing the welfare of the animals.

Motorists are advised that Redbanks Rd will remain closed until about 8am.

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