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7 Jul 2020 11:15
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  •   Home > News > Environment

    Fire crews will return this morning to battle a blaze in South Otago

    Fire crews will return this morning to battle a blaze in South Otago


    The fire began at the edge of Te Papanui Conservation Park near Middlemarch just before 11am yesterday.

    By 6pm, it had burned through just over two-thousand-700 hectares of remote tussock and scrub.

    One property has been evacuated as a precaution.

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