Information advice for haystack blaze

June 11, 2024 8:55 am in by
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A community information message has been issued for a haystack fire in Bannockburn.

Emergency services were called to the blaze on Scanlon Road, near the Midland Highway, just after 7.30am Tuesday.

Crews from Bannockburn, Lethbridge, Maude and Meredith have been on scene.

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A tractor has been used to break up the hay bales to try and extinguish the flames.

Authorities say while there is no immediate threat, smoke may be visible from nearby roads.

Haystack fires are not likely to spread into grassland, but generate a lot of smoke.