FIREFIGHTERS were called to a car fire on the Western Highway in the early hours of Thursday morning.
The car was alight on the side of the highway near Leigh Creek at around 1.45am.
Crews from Ballarat City were among those to contain the blaze.
The cause of the fire is not yet known and it will be investigated this morning.
Firefighters also attended a small scrub and grass fire in Wendouree at around 8pm on Wednesday night. That is also being investigated.
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