“Leave now’: Alert issued as firefighters battle Bulla grass fire

Authorities have issued a “leave now” alert as over 30 firefighting units, including a helicopter, battle an out-of-control grassfire in Melbourne’s northwest.

Crews are responding to a five hectare grassfire at Loemans Road, Bulla, which is moving in northerly direction.

Over 30 firefighting vehicles, including a helicopter, are on the scene of an out of control grassfire just south of Bulla in Melbourne’s northwest. Credit:Nine News

More than 30 firefighting units from the Country Fire Authority and Fire Rescue Victoria are at the scene, including a helicopter.

Fire authorities were alerted to the blaze, which has impacted at least one structure, at around 2.30pm on Tuesday.

Victoria Emergency has issued a “watch and act” warning, and has urged those in the area to evacuate.

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