Update - Aranga Scrub Fire In Kaipara, Far North
Ground crews spent last night protecting structures and
creating containment lines around the scrub fire at Aranga,
Kaipara in the far north.
This morning three
helicopters, 40 personnel and heavy machinery are back to
fight the fire which has burnt through approximately 70
District Manager Wipari Henwood says weather
conditions overnight were benign, which should be good for
the firefighting operation today.
Fire and Emergency
is liaising with the residents evacuated last night as a
safety precaution, to assess the situation and decide
whether it is safe for them to return home
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