Three crews attend scene as fire breaks out on Bay street
UPDATE: Fire crews have extinguished a grass fire on a block of land on the corner of Urangan St and Honiton St in Torquay.
The fire started about 11am, with police and ambulance crews also attending the scene.
Station officer Scott Castree said when crews arrived there was a considerable fire extending to the fenceline of a nearby property.
There were three crews at the scene, which acted to protect property.
Part of a boundary fence was damaged by the fire.
Mr Castree said it took about 20 minutes to bring the blaze under control.
He said the cause of the fire was unknown at this stage.
The automatic response to a fire callout was the get three appliances to the scene as the state's bushfire crisis continues, Mr Castree said.
"This is one of many fires across the state," he said.
EARLIER: Emergency crews are at the scene of a vegetation fire at the corner of Urangan St and Honiton St, Torquay.
Firefighters are extinguishing the flames, while an ambulance crew is also at the scene.
Residents in the area have been urged to take precautions against smoke.
MORE TO COME.