Somerville Grass Fire Threatens Homes

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Somerville Grass Fire Threatens Homes

More than 24 CFA Brigades and 41 appliances, including a number of water bombing aircraft attended an out of control grass fire in Somerville on Tuesday 23rd February on Frankston-Flinders road near Raymond Street shortly after 2pm.

CFA issued an emergency alert at 2:42pm.

The fire caused transport chaois with road closures and the suspension on Stony Point rail line.

Mt Eliza crews were on scene for 5 hours providing asset protection and preventing the spread of spot fires.

Photos: Keith Pakenham

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