Scrub hearth reaches 1.5 hectares in Geraldine


Fire fighters were tackling a scrub blaze in Geraldine on Wednesday morning.

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Fireplace fighters have been tackling a scrub blaze in Geraldine on Wednesday morning.

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Fireplace fighters are tackling a 1.5 hectare scrub hearth on Silverton Rd, Geraldine.

Fireplace and Emergency New Zealand (Fenz) was alerted to the fireplace at 11.26am on Wednesday, and despatched home equipment from Geraldine, Hines, Peel Forest and Temuka, Fenz spokesman Andrew Norris stated.

The hearth had engulfed scrub, slash and tree stumps however no properties have been concerned, he stated.

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