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Grass and scrub fire in Wheatsheaf

By: CFA Media

Category: Incidents - Bushfire

  5.17 PM 8 November, 2017


Location: District 15 News

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This afternoon (8 November) firefighters were called to a grass and scrub fire on private land in Wheatsheaf. 

Firefighters were called to the incident on Sharpes Lane at 2pm.

Operations Officer Chris Bigham said the fire is in dense scrubland and is slow moving.

“CFA & Forest Fire Management Victoria firefighters worked well together to get the fire under control,” Chris said.

“The fire was called under control at 4.40pm and was approximately 1 hectare in size.

“Crews will remain on scene for an extended period of time.

13 CFA vehicles from Glenlyon, Hepburn, Trentham, Musk, Porcupine Ridge, Spring Hill and Daylesford were in attendance.

Last Updated: 08 November 2017