Tangoio Fire: Hawke's Bay 07/01/2020 6pm
Fire and Emergency and Forestry crews have contained the
blaze at Tangoio.
However, the fire is not yet
extinguished. Around 55 firefighters will return to the site
tomorrow to continue work to put the fire out. Mop up
activities will likely take several days.
crews will be patrolling the area tonight.
home owners have been allowed to return and are very
grateful for the work firefighters have done to save their
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