CHERBOURG firefighters responded to two separate grass fires overnight.

A fire broke out near Cherbourg Tafe and crews responded at about 7pm.

Firefighters dealt with the fire and conducted back burning to keep the area safe.

Cherbourg crew attending to a small grass fire near the Tafe. Geno Barrett and Charlie Bond putting in a back burn to make area safer.
Cherbourg crew attending to a small grass fire near the Tafe. Geno Barrett and Charlie Bond putting in a back burn to make area safer. Contributed

Shortly afterwards, another fire broke out nearby, on the corner of Fisher and Marshall streets.

Crews were nearby at the Tafe and responded quickly.

Crews respond to a small grass fire on the corner of Fisher and Marshall St, Cherbourg.
Crews respond to a small grass fire on the corner of Fisher and Marshall St, Cherbourg. Contributed
Geno Barrett and Charlie Bond watching over the Cherbourg Tafe grass fire last night, August 20.
Geno Barrett and Charlie Bond watching over the Cherbourg Tafe grass fire last night, August 20. Contributed
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