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Fire Near Apollo Bay

  • Fire Near Apollo Bay

Fire fighters battle bush fire in difficult to access terrain

The water bombing helicopter has helped ground crews fight a fire near Apollo Bay.

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It broke out on Saturday afternoon at Wild Dog Road and burnt around five hectares, through difficult to access , steep and rocky terrain.

The chopper dumped seventy loads of water over the blaze and it was declared safe at 11:30 this morning.

The cause of the fire is now under investigation.