Fire in Palmerston North - Kelvin Grove Road
"Fire in Palmerston North - Kelvin Grove Road -
People are asked to avoid an area of Kelvin Grove
in Palmerston North due to a fire.
Police has been
assisting Fire and Emergency NZ with cordons at the fire on
Kelvin Grove Road, and local diversions are
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