A fire at Hepburn Spings is now under control, and it has now been downgraded to an Advice message.
ThisAdvice message is for Dry Diggings, Elevated Plains, Hepburn and Hepburn Springs.
Hepburn Primary School, Daylesford Primary School, St Michael's Primary School and Daylesford Secondary College will be closed today due to the fire.
A relief centre is open at Victoria Park in Burrall Street, Daylesford.
Incident Controller Jon Rofe said the public should stay away from the area.
“Please stay away from the warning area to keep roads free emergency services vehicles”, Mr Rofe said.
Photos by Wayne Rigg.