Firefighters are currently on the scene at a large hay shed fire at Howlong, on a property on the Howlong Balldale Road towards Corowa, west of Albury. The fire is contained however smoke from the fire is impacting surrounding areas including the Riverina Highway and Rutherglen.
It is estimated 6000 hay bales are fuelling the fire as well as some machinery – rural fire services will be on the scene for some time and are warning drivers to take care on the surrounding roads.
More to come.
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