Muskerry fire: Crews get blaze under control

UPDATE 4.55PM: The CFA has contained a fire at Muskerry.

Seventeen units battled the 80-hectare fire.

Fire crews will spend some time at the scene mopping up.

UPDATE 4.45PM: CFA issues advice warning for Muskerry fire.

The CFA has issued an advice warning for the areas of Muskerry and Barnadown.

There is fire activity in the area and smoke will be visible to nearby communities and roads.

The fire is listed as not yet under control.

EARLIER: FIRE crews are battling a fire at Muskerry.

CFA operations officer Bruce Quarrier said CFA crews were called to the scene at about 4.15pm today. 

The fire has been listed at the Barnadown-Myola Road.

"First indications are that 200 acres have been burnt," he said. 

"Ten tankers are on route or already on scene and we have two choppers and some Department of Environment and Primary Industries appliances there too."

More to come...

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