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Lucky save at Yandoit fire

By: CFA Media

Category: Incidents - Bushfire

  6.13 PM 31 December, 2012

Location: District 15 News

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Fire has destroyed two sheds at Yandoit, but luckily two houses were saved.

Firefighters were called to the incident, north of Daylesford, about 5pm this afternoon (December 31).

The fire has burnt approximately 60 hectares and has been contained.

There are approximately 150 CFA personnel at the fire ground and will continue to monitor conditions overnight with bulldozers on scene.

Seven aircraft also assisted with the fire fight. 30 trucks and field command vehicles from Maldon, Metcalfe, Newstead, Creswick, Hepburn, Daylesford, Glenlyon, Baringhup, Franklinford, Kooroocheang, Porcupine Ridge, Walmer, Moolort, Campbelltown, Guilford, Kingston, Campbells Creek and Fryerstown attended.

Last Updated: 02 January 2013