A community advice alert has been issued following a haystack fire southwest of Boort.
There is no immediate threat to the community from the fire on Flowering Gums Road, but haystack fires do generate a lot of smoke.
The fire is being monitored by firefighters and could continue to burn for two days.
The advice has been issued for people in Boort, Boort East, Mysia and Yando.
Anyone who needs medical advice for smoke exposure can call the Nurse on Call on 1300 606 024.
Call triple-0 if anyone experiences wheezing, chest tightness or difficulty breathing.
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