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Fire burning at Ruffy

By Shepparton News

UPDATE 5PM

Vic Emergency is reporting that fire fighters have been able to slow the spread of the fire but it is not yet under control.

Residents are urged to continue to monitor conditions.

EARLIER:

A bush fire is burning out of control at Caveat near Ruffy.

Vic Emergency issued advice to residents in Creightons Creek, Ruffy, Tarcombe to monitor conditions.

The bush fire is traveling in a northerly direction towards Ruffy.

Residents of the area are being encouraged to keep the roads clear so emergency services can respond.

If you have time, check your neighbours to see if they are monitoring conditions and review your fire survival plan. 

More than 30 vehicles are on the scene.

Smoke will be visible from nearby communities and roads.

To stay informed visit https://emergency.vic.gov.au/