MFS have advised that crews responded to a structure fire at a Port Augusta West home and nearby motel business in the early hours of this morning.
The fire occurred on the corner of Burgoyne Street and the Eyre Highway at Port Augusta West.
According to a witness two people were seen leaving the premises followed by a loud bang, with the incident causing smoke and embers to drift across the highway and neighbourhood.
MFS are advising people with respiratory issues to remain indoors and close all doors and windows until the smoke has passed.
Traffic in the area may be impacted by the incident.
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