Mornington Peninsula fire now under control
A grass fire burning on the Mornington Peninsula has this afternoon been brought under control.
An emergency warning had been issued for Shoreham earlier today.
The blaze began at Punty Lane and travelled in a south-easterly direction towards the Shoreham coastline.
Incident Controller Arthur Haines told Tom Elliott the Shoreham fire is now under control.
“The fire started in a privately-owned blue gum plantation,” he said.
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