Grass fire at Bushfield

Firefighters attack the grass fire at Bushfield on Wednesday.

Firefighters attack the grass fire at Bushfield on Wednesday.

A grass fire burnt about one hectare off Bellmans Road at Bushfield on Wednesday.

A Warrnambool CFA brigade spokesman said the fire started when residents burnt off vegetation as a fire prevention measure and the blaze escaped up a steep hill.

Woodford and Wangoom brigades also fought the fire. A narrow driveway hampered access and the spokesman said providing proper access should be part of fire precautions. 

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