Update: Authorities have listed the fire as under control; however, the blaze is not extinguished.
The CFA issued an update at 4pm, stating the hayshed fire was no longer out of control.
Smoke may still be visible from nearby roads and communities for some time.
Earlier: Firefighters are yet to control a hayshed fire at Mokepilly Rd, Jung.
Nine crews are attending the fire, which broke out just before 2pm on Thursday.
The CFA issued nearby residents that the fire may burn for some time and smoke may fill the air for some time.
More to come.
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