Picton Fire Update - 14:42 hours 28/02.2019

Fire and Emergency New Zealand

Picton Fire Update - 14:42 hours 28/02.2019

FIRE NEAR PICTON

Fire and Emergency NZ can confirm a new fire has started in Koromiko near Picton.

The fire is in a hilly area of a pine plantation and is about 100m x 30m in size.

It is located near Picton Aerodrome, however at this stage the aerodrome is not affected.

Fire trucks from Picton, Blenheim and Rarangi are in attendance. Three helicopters have also been deployed.

Keep an eye on the Tasman-Marlborough Fire Area Facebook page for updates.

 

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