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17 May 2022 19:18
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  •   Home > News > Accident and Emergency

    Fire crews in Waimate, Canterbury are battling a scrub fire that's threatening a pine forest

    Fire crews in Waimate, Canterbury are battling a scrub fire that's threatening a pine forest


    Fire and Emergency shift manager Simon Lyford says they were notified of the fire on Parkers Bush Road just before 6 this evening.

    Mr Lyford says crews on the ground are unable to access the fire by road so four helicopters have been called.

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