Department of Emergency Services crews battle blaze in Picton bushland

Department of Fire and Emergency Services fire crews hurriedly fought a blaze close to Picton schools and businesses this afternoon. 

DFES crews responded to a triple-zero call at 2pm reporting a scrub fire off South Western Highway, near Vittoria Road. 

Bunbury Fire and Rescue Service, Bunbury Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service and Bunbury Bush Fire Brigade firefighters brought the blaze under control around 2.22pm. 

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