Five hectare fire in Yerriyong

A FIRE is burning out of control in Yerriyong.

The five hectare scrub fire is burning in steep country near Yerriyong Road.

The Rural Fire Service is attending an aircraft has been called in to extinguish the blaze.

The fire started on Saturday when some cars were dumped and set alight. It was extinguished at the time but has since reignited.

A spokesman for the Rural Fire Service expected the fire would soon be extinguished and cause no further problems.