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Grassfire in Lancaster

A grassfire in Lancaster, near Kyabram, is now under control thanks to Country Fire Authority crews.

January 17, 2013 1:33pm

Fire crews on scene at a grassfire in Lancaster today.


UPDATE, 3.17pm: The Country Fire Authority has advised the grass fire is contained.

Residents are advised to keep monitoring the conditions and smoke may still be visible in the surrounding area.

For more, see tomorrow's Shepparton News.

 

1.33pm: A grassfire in Lancaster, near Kyabram, is burning out of control and the Country Fire Authority has issued a warning for nearby residents.

The fire is on McKenzie Rd in Lancaster and the CFA has advised smoke may be visible from nearby communities and roads.

Residents should monitor conditions and check their bushfire survival plan.

Anyone with symptoms that may be due to smoke exposure should seek medical advice or phone Nurse on Call on 1300 606 024.

For general bushfire information, phone the Victorian Bushfire Information Line on 1800 240 667 or go to www.cfa.vic.gov.au.

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