Firefighters battle blaze at waste station in Hampton Park

Firefighters have battled a blaze at a waste transfer station in Melbourne's south east.

Seventeen fire trucks and other vehicles were sent to the fire in Hallam Road, Hampton Park, which started about 4.30pm on Saturday.

The fire was about 30 metres x 40 metres in size and contained household waste.

It was declared under control about 7pm.

The CFA has issued an advice message for Bangholme, Cranbourne North, Dandenong, Dandenong South, Doveton, Eumemmerring, Hallam, Hampton Park, Lynbrook, Lyndhurst, Narre Warren and Narre Warren South.

Smoke from the fire billowed in a northerly direction towards Hampton Park.

The CFA said there was no threat to the community.

Motorists were asked to keep the roads clear for emergency services vehicles.

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