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Ararat Hospital Track Fire

By: CFA Media

Category: Incidents - Other

  5.07 PM 19 November, 2013

Location: District 16 News

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CFA and DEPI firefghters have contained a grass fire burning at Hospital Tack at Ararat has been contained, however smoke is expected to be visible to nearby residents for some time.

A warning was issued for the fire, due to the large amount of smoke generated.

CFA District 16 Rostered Duty Officer David Harris said the fire started on private land and then spread into nearby forest.

A water bombing aircraft assisted firefighters from DEPI, and CFA brigades from Langi Logan, Crowlands and Warrak attended the incident.

No homes were threatened by the fire.

Last Updated: 19 November 2013