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MFB attending grassfire at Sydenham

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23 Feb 2018
MFB firefighters are on scene at a grassfire in Sydenham this afternoon following multiple calls to triple-zero.

Crews arrived at Pioneer Park around 4:45pm and found the fire was spreading across an area of approximately three to four acres. 

Around 25 firefighters launched an aggressive attack however they were hindered by strong winds. 

No houses were under threat. 

The fire was deemed under control in under half an hour but the total extinguishment will take about another hour. 

There were no reports of injuries. 

Police, Ambulance Victoria and CFA also assisted on scene. 

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