6 Oct 2020

Investigators piece together how Lake Ohau wildfires started

From Lately, 10:30 pm on 6 October 2020

Firefighters helped Lake Ohau residents return to their village this afternoon to recover essential items.

Around 40 houses have been destroyed in the wild fire that were first noticed early on Sunday morning.

A team of investigators is now looking at how the fire started and Karyn speaks with Principal Rural Fire Officer for South Canterbury, Rob Hands.

Fire damage at Lake Ohau village.

Photo: RNZ / Anan Zaki