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BATTLING THE BLAZE: Waterbombers and other aircraft were vital to the firefighting effort on the hill, with trucks unable to get to some parts of the blaze due to rough terrain. PHOTO: Marg Madden

POLICE have confirmed a recent bushfire that blazed dangerously close to the eastern part of Euroa is being investigated as suspicious.

Fire crews began attending the bushfire just after 9.30am on Saturday, January 4, which is thought to have begun near the Balmattum Hill walking track.

“Mitchell Commader Investigative Unit detectives continue to investigate a fire in Euroa on January 4,” a spokesperson for Victoria Police told the Gazette.

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