Man suffers burns in grass fire near Swan Hill

A man in his 20s has suffered burns to his leg after a grass fire near Swan Hill this afternoon.

The man was assessed by paramedics at the scene of the Pira fire, but no emergency care was required.

The grass fire was sparked just after midday today near the Woorinen-Vinifera Road and nine CFA vehicles and a Helitack firefighting helicopter responded.

It took firefighters less than an hour to bring the blaze under control, but crews remained on scene until after 2.30pm blacking out.

An advice message was issued to the communities of Beverford, Pira, Tyntynder South, Vinifera, Woorinen, Woorinen North, Woorinen South and Tyntynder this afternoon, warning residents to monitor conditions and stay informed.