24 Jan 2020

Fire bans and restrictions as weekend weather hots up

From Lately, 10:20 pm on 24 January 2020

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Fire officials around New Zealand are urging caution as temperatures are set to swelter this weekend.

MetService is forecasting a hot and dry spell with fire danger spiking, as temperatures top 30 degrees in many areas.

Karyn Hay speaks with Rural Fire Manager Tim Mitchell about the risks and how to keep safe.

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