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All lanes of the Hume Highway east of Yass have been reeopened, after authorities closed them to fight a fire.

The fire was reported at 2.15pm on Tuesday and has burnt 10 hectares a couple of kilometres west of Gunning.

The NSW Rural Fire Service sent 11 fire trucks and 25 firefighters to the on scene, as well as firefighting aircraft.

The Hume Highway was initially closed in both directions by police while the blaze was brought under control.