Fire flares in Eaglehawk

FIRE has burnt through five hectares of scrub in Eaglehawk this morning.

More than 10 fire trucks were called out to the Lester Street scene near Sailors Gully Road around 9am.

The fire was near homes with the CFA initially issuing advice for residents in Eaglehawk and Sailors Gully to monitor conditions and to be aware that smoke may be visible.

The fire has since been declared safe with the all clear given to residents in the area.

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