Fire in Gisborne - Tuesday, 14 January 2014
Fire in Gisborne
January 2014 - 9:04pm
Emergency Services are
currently dealing a major fire in Titirangi Park in Kaiti
Beach in Gisborne.
The Fire Service are dealing with the
fire but Police are asking for anyone in the immediate
vicinity to remain indoors due to the large amount of smoke
coming from the fire.
The fire is now under control but
houses in Oxford Street, Norwood Road and Turanga Street
were evacuated as a precaution
Details of the fire should
be directed to the Fire
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