A grass fire threatening a pine plantation in Nelson has been brought under control by emergency services.
Firefighters were called to a fire spreading into a plantation at Nelson-Portland Road at 3.10pm yesterday.
A CFA spokesperson said eleven trucks and volunteer firefighters from Nelson, Heathmere, Gorae West, Dartmoor, Heywood, Lyons, Drik Drik and Cashmore fire brigades responded to the incident.
They were supported by vehicles and personnel from the Dartmoor and Heywood Groups and by firefighting aircraft.
It is estimated about five hectares was damaged before being brought under control at 7.26pm yesterday, when the incident was handed to HVP Plantations.
That company monitored the fire overnight and finished mopping up this morning.
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