Strike teams respond to Kyneton

20140201_181249Trucks from Bullengarook, Hesket, Macedon, Riddles Creek, Woodend and a forward control vehicle from Gisborne all responded as part of strike team 0223 to Kyneton Saturday afternoon.

Just before 4pm on Saturday 1st Feb a smoke sighting was called in to Vic fire, first responding trucks from Kyneton quickly determined from the amount of smoke showing and current weather conditions to escalate the amount of fire trucks responding to 10.

The 10 hectare fire was brought under control with 17 trucks and a water bomber.

Crews remained on scene until 11pm Saturday night mopping up.20140201_172613