Fire on the Hume Highway

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2.24pm:

A fire is blocking the Hume Highway near Paddy’s River.

Emergency crews have been on the scene since 1.30pm on September 23.

Police have blocked off the route near Sally’s corner and the Shell service station.

Rural Fire Service’s David Stimson advised motorists to avoid the area, find an alternative route and monitor media.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

2.42pm:

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