PHOTOS: The Bald Hills fire

The fireground near Creswick. PICTURE: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.
The fireground near Creswick. PICTURE: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.
Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Emergency crews battled a 40 hectare fire at Bald Hills, near Creswick. Monday, January 21. PHOTOS: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

Heather Koenig with her dogs L-R - Jesse & Merlin at the Newlyn Recreation Centre. PICTURE: ADAM TRAFFORD.

Heather Koenig with her dogs L-R - Jesse & Merlin at the Newlyn Recreation Centre. PICTURE: ADAM TRAFFORD.

Behind the scenes at the Newlyn Recreation Centre. PICTURE: ADAM TRAFFORD.

Behind the scenes at the Newlyn Recreation Centre. PICTURE: ADAM TRAFFORD.

Behind the scenes at the Newlyn Recreation Centre. PICTURE: ADAM TRAFFORD.

Behind the scenes at the Newlyn Recreation Centre. PICTURE: ADAM TRAFFORD.

Behind the scenes at the Newlyn Recreation Centre. PICTURE: ADAM TRAFFORD.

Behind the scenes at the Newlyn Recreation Centre. PICTURE: ADAM TRAFFORD.

The fireground near Creswick. PICTURE: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

The fireground near Creswick. PICTURE: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

The fireground near Creswick. PICTURE: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

The fireground near Creswick. PICTURE: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

The fireground near Creswick. PICTURE: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

The fireground near Creswick. PICTURE: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

The fireground near Creswick. PICTURE: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

The fireground near Creswick. PICTURE: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

The fireground near Creswick. PICTURE: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

The fireground near Creswick. PICTURE: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

The fireground near Creswick. PICTURE: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

The fireground near Creswick. PICTURE: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

The fireground near Creswick. PICTURE: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

The fireground near Creswick. PICTURE: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

The fireground near Creswick. PICTURE: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

The fireground near Creswick. PICTURE: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

The fireground near Creswick. PICTURE: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

The fireground near Creswick. PICTURE: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

The fireground near Creswick. PICTURE: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

The fireground near Creswick. PICTURE: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

The fireground near Creswick. PICTURE: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

The fireground near Creswick. PICTURE: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

The fireground near Creswick. PICTURE: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.

The fireground near Creswick. PICTURE: JUSTIN WHITELOCK.