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Fire near Creswick contained overnight

A fire at Alendale, north of Creswick has been brought under control as driving rain lashed the region overnight.

The grassfire began around 6.45 last night burning a 42-hectare area stretching from West Berry Road to Henders Road.

At 6:30 an emergency alert was issued with fears the wind change could push it towards Kingston.

More than 40 fire crews were called in and was contained just after 8pm.

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