5 Oct 2020

Mackenzie fire: Fire and Emergency on blaze

From Morning Report, 7:14 am on 5 October 2020

A devastating fire has broken out at the South Island's Lake Ohau.

The wildfire roared through Lake Ohau village early yesterday morning, spreading across more then 1600 hectares of conservation land, farms and mountainsides.

Steve Jones is the Fire and Emergency incident controller.