CFA crews have responded to three buildings on fire in Apollo Bay in the early hours of this morning.
CFA was notified at 03:17 to reports of a restaurant fire on Collingwood St, Apollo Bay.
2 shops have been destroyed and third shop was fully involved.
A hazmat vehicle is assisiting due to some chemicals at the scene.
A motel next door to the buildings has been evacuated, along with nearby residents.
The scene was declared under control at 06:29
11 CFA appliances are on scene along with support from FRV.