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Mickleham grass fire

By: CFA Media

Category: Incidents - Bushfire

  3.06 PM 31 March, 2014

Location: District 14 News

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UPDATE 3:30PM: The grass fire at Mickleham has been controlled. The cause is believed to be from a tractor slashing vegetation.


CFA crews are on scene at a fast-moving grass fire at Mickleham which started at about 1.50pm.

The fire has burned approximately 70 hectares and the fire front is about 500 metres wide.

A Watch and Act advice message has been issued for Mickleham, Yuroke, Craigieburn and the fire is expected to impact on Summit Drive.

More than 17 trucks are on the scene and aerial support has been called in.

No known cause at this stage.

Last Updated: 31 March 2014