PHOTOS: Blampied grassfire

Fire crews work to extinguish the blaze at Blampied. PICTURE: LACHLAN BENCE.
Fire crews work to extinguish the blaze at Blampied. PICTURE: LACHLAN BENCE.
Aircraft fighting the fire at Blampied. PICTURE: LACHLAN BENCE.

Aircraft fighting the fire at Blampied. PICTURE: LACHLAN BENCE.

School children staying at Rutherford Park were being examined by paramedics for smoke inhalation. PICTURE: LACHLAN BENCE.

School children staying at Rutherford Park were being examined by paramedics for smoke inhalation. PICTURE: LACHLAN BENCE.

The police arson squad investigating the cause of the fire at Blampied. PICTURE: LACHLAN BENCE.

The police arson squad investigating the cause of the fire at Blampied. PICTURE: LACHLAN BENCE.

Aircraft fighting the fire at Blampied. PICTURE: LACHLAN BENCE.

Aircraft fighting the fire at Blampied. PICTURE: LACHLAN BENCE.

Aircraft fighting the fire at Blampied. PICTURE: LACHLAN BENCE.

Aircraft fighting the fire at Blampied. PICTURE: LACHLAN BENCE.

School children at Rutherford Park being assessed by ambulance crews. PICTURE: LACHLAN BENCE.

School children at Rutherford Park being assessed by ambulance crews. PICTURE: LACHLAN BENCE.

School children at Rutherford Park being assessed by ambulance crews. PICTURE: LACHLAN BENCE.

School children at Rutherford Park being assessed by ambulance crews. PICTURE: LACHLAN BENCE.

Ambulance crews on scene at Rutherford Park, near where the blaze occurred. PICTURE: LACHLAN BENCE.

Ambulance crews on scene at Rutherford Park, near where the blaze occurred. PICTURE: LACHLAN BENCE.

Fire crews work on the fire at Blampied. PICTURE: LACHLAN BENCE.

Fire crews work on the fire at Blampied. PICTURE: LACHLAN BENCE.

Fire crews work on the blaze at Blampied. PICTURE: LACHLAN BENCE.

Fire crews work on the blaze at Blampied. PICTURE: LACHLAN BENCE.

Smoke drifts across the paddocks near the fire on the Kangaroo Hills Road at Blampied. PICTURE: LACHLAN BENCE.

Smoke drifts across the paddocks near the fire on the Kangaroo Hills Road at Blampied. PICTURE: LACHLAN BENCE.

Fire crews work to extinguish the blaze at Blampied. PICTURE: LACHLAN BENCE.

Fire crews work to extinguish the blaze at Blampied. PICTURE: LACHLAN BENCE.

Fire crews work to extinguish the blaze at Blampied. PICTURE: LACHLAN BENCE.

Fire crews work to extinguish the blaze at Blampied. PICTURE: LACHLAN BENCE.

Fire crews work to extinguish the blaze at Blampied. PICTURE: LACHLAN BENCE.

Fire crews work to extinguish the blaze at Blampied. PICTURE: LACHLAN BENCE.