Fire prompts call for immediate Fidlers demolition

EMERGENCY RESPONSE: Firefighters respond to the fire at the Fidlers site on Saturday night. Picture: JASON WALLACE

A MOUNT Gambier business leader has called for the “immediate” demolition of the former Fidler and Webb building following a suspicious fire at the prominent inner city site.

Nearly 20 firefighters were called to the dilapidated building on Saturday night after a fire started on the mezzanine floor in the former supermarket precinct.

The fire comes as the site’s owner GLG Group confirmed yesterday the proposed $35m redevelopment was at a standstill due to a redesign


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