24 Jan 2020

Fire and Emergency NZ on high alert for hot weather

From Morning Report, 6:44 am on 24 January 2020

A dry spell is on the way which is expected to see much of the East Coast of both islands swelter in 30C plus heat.

Officials are warning of extreme fire danger for parts of the country and prohibiting a range of activities to try to prevent fires starting.

Fire and Emergency rural fire manager Tim Mitchell speaks to Philippa Tolley.