Car fires at Castlemaine, Bagshot

FIRE crews have brought car fires at Castlemaine and Bagshot under control.

A CFA spokesman said a car had caught fire in a garage in Farran Street, Castlemaine about 7pm.  

Crews from Castlemaine, Campbells Creek and Chewton brought the fire under control within 15 minutes. 

A second car fire at Bagshot closed the V-Line passenger rail line for about 45 minutes as firefighters worked to clear the scene.

The CFA spokesman said a car had caught fire alongside the rail line at Bagshot just after 6.30pm and the rail line was re-opened about 7.15pm.

The cause of both fires has not yet been determined. 

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