AN advice message has been issued for Carapooee, Emu, and Stuart Mill.
The Country Fire Authority advised the grass fire at Dunolly Road in Carapooee was under control.
The fire had been travelling in a southerly direction from Dunnolly Road but had been contained to the north side of the road.
The CFA said there were currently no threats to residents, but people should stay informed and monitor conditions.
Residents should keep the roads clear so emergency services could respond.
Smoke would be visible from nearby roads and communities.
People should take care while driving and avoid the area if possible.
The CFA said more details could be found at emergency.vic.gov.au/respond/#!/warning/15231/moreinfo
FIRE crews have contained a grass fire in Carapooee, about 13 kilometres south of St Arnaud.
Eight Country Fire Authority vehicles were called to the blaze near the Dunolly Road about 3.40pm on Monday.
Fire burnt through about 30 hectares of land before crews controlled the blaze about 4.18pm.
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A CFA spokesperson said the cause of the fire was yet to be determined.
Crews would remain on scene for some time, the spokesperson said.
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