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Another advice message issued for Hepburn area

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Vic Emergency has issued another Advice message for Dry Diggings, Elevated Plains, Hepburn and Hepburn Springs.

This bushfire is now contained after it started last week.

Firefighters are continuing to maintain control lines and black out hotspots.

There are a number of emergency services vehicles in the area and the suspected cause of the this fire is lightning.

The fire ground is closed to all members of the public for safety reasons, there is currently no, but people are being urged to stay informed and monitor conditions.

Severe thunderstorms are forecast for a large proportion of Victoria this afternoon and into the early evening, including the Hepburn area.

Heavy rainfall and strong winds are likely with the thunderstorms.