An emergency warning was issued for the small communities about 9.30pm on Sunday, replacing an earlier watch and act alert.
- Rachel Wells
- The Age
Emergency services were first alerted to the fire, which started near the Cobaw Ranges, at 6.30pm. The out of control fire is currently burning at Baynton Road, Pastoria and travelling towards Pipers Creek.
“This fire is threatening homes and lives,” the emergency warning states.