3.15pm: Firefighters are battling a large, fast moving bushfire at Perry Bridge, near Sale.
The 150-hectare fire is burning out of control. Strong wind gusts are hampering firefighting efforts. Some properties in the area may be under threat.
CFA has 12 trucks on scene and two dozers are making fire breaks.
The fire is heading in an easterly direction towards swamp land.
Stay informed via the CFA website: www.cfa.vic.gov.au, your local emergency broadcaster and social media.
Interview with CFA's Shane Myrnard on ABC Victoria available below.