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25 Oct 2020 23:35
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  •   Home > News > Environment

    A fire believed to have been caused by a passing train in Christchurch's Heathcote Valley has been put out

    A fire believed to have been caused by a passing train in Christchurch's Heathcote Valley has been put out


    Fire and Emergency says four units worked to extinguish a grass fire in a paddock next to a railway line at Ferrymead Heritage Park.

    They were called to the fire at about four o'clock - but swiftly brought it under control

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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     Today's News

    International:
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    Environment:
    Almost 29,000 homes in southeast Queensland - including 7,000 in Brisbane - have been left without electricity because of extreme thunderstorms 21:57

    Law and Order:
    An investigation's underway following a firearms incident near Lake Rotoma east of Rotorua earlier today 21:17

    International:
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    Motorsports:
    Motorsport expert Bob McMurray hopes to see a passing of the baton moment in IndyCar tomorrow morning  18:57

    Rugby League:
    Penrith coach Ivan Cleary believes his side's slow starts could inject a bit of confidence ahead of tonight's NRL grand final in Sydney 18:37

    Rugby League:
    While he's not losing sleep over the man many consider to be the greatest, Ivan Cleary has Melbourne skipper Cameron Smith on his mind ahead of tonight's NRL grand final 18:07

    Law and Order:
    A baby has died after emergency services were called to a house in Hamilton this morning 17:27

    Living & Travel:
    New Warriors coach Nathan Brown's still waiting to get into the country 17:07

    Business:
    A leading motorsport analyst believes Scott McLaughlin's success will carry over to IndyCar 16:37


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