A grass fire is out of control at Park Road near the Cheltenham Golf Club and the local cemetery.

Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) crews on the ground have called in air support to help combat the blaze. Around 50 firefighters and 12 trucks are currently at the scene.

The fire is expected to arrive at the golf course at 3.25pm.

Residents in Glebe Avenue have been told to evacuate. The safest evacuation route is via Charman Road.

Head to emergency.vic.gov.au for further safety updates.

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