An emergency warning is in place for a bushfire north-west of Melbourne.
The warning has been issued for Campbelltown, Cotswold, Glengower, Moolort, Smeaton, Strathlea and Ullina.
The warning is for a bushfire at Creswick-Newstead Rd in Smeaton that is not yet under control.
The fire is about 25 kilometres north of Ballarat and is moving north towards Campbelltown and Strathlea.
Residents in the area have been warned that they are in danger and it is too late to leave.