Firefighters called out to grass fire at Hudswell

Firefighters were called out to a large grass fire near Richmond this morning.

Crews from Richmond and Colburn attended the blaze at Hudswell at around 9pm.

Around 300 square metres of grass was on fire.

Crews extinguished the fire using a hose reel, a knapsack sprayer, beaters and a thermal imaging camera.

The cause was accidental.