Fire crews were called to "smoking" powerlines near Purnim which caused a small explosion on Monday.
A Country Fire Authority spokesperson said two CFA trucks and one Fire Rescue Victoria vehicle attended the scene just after 4.47pm.
The spokesperson said it appeared an electrical fault had caused a "little explosion" in Purnim just off the Hopkins Highway.
Powercor was notified of the fault and CFA crews remained on scene until they arrived.
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