3 Feb 2020

Firefighters tackle scrub fires in Canterbury

From Morning Report, 8:41 am on 3 February 2020

Firefighters in Canterbury working to control scrub fires are being challenged by the hot, dry, and windy conditions this morning.

Two helicopters and several crews are battling two fires in Loburn, near the Ashley River.

In Hurunui, a fire has spread across 14-hectares of stubble and stumps on Cascade Road.

Susie Ferguson speaks to FENZ rural fire manager Tim Mitchell.