Firefighters battle hay shed blaze at Burramboot, east of Elmore

UPDATE 8.55am: Smoke from a haystack fire at Burrumboot will be visible from nearby roads and communities, the CFA has advised residents in the surrounding area.

A community information message issued at 8.51am states there is no immediate threat to the community and no action is required.

“This fire may continue to burn for several days,” the message says.

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

Firefighters are in attendance.

EARLIER: CFA crews are currently at the site of a hay shed fire at Burramboot, east of Elmore.

The fire was called in at 7.15am and is not yet under control.

Four crews are on scene.

The fire danger rating across the state is very high today, with windy weather expected.