5:30PM: TWENTY fire trucks are battling a grass fire at Ebden Reserve, near Bonegilla.
Firefighters are racing up a nearby hill in a bid to beat the fire to its peak.
Two helicopters are expected to arrive about 6pm; one to observe and one to attack.
A large amount of grassland has already been burnt.
The CFA has issued a warning to Ebden, Huon, Kiewa and Baranduda residents to monitor conditions and check their bushfire survival plan.