Small fire at Korong Vale, near Wedderburn, to be investigated

POLICE have been called to attend the scene of a small fire near Wedderburn.

Emergency services were alerted to a grass and scrub fire at Korong Vale about 2.15pm.

Firefighters arrived at the Vernon Street address within five minutes and extinguished the fire in 15 minutes.

Paramedics attended following reports of a man in his 50s suffering from smoke inhalation.

An Ambulance Victoria spokeswoman said the patient was assessed at the scene and did not require transportation to hospital.