26 Jan 2021

Christchurch on high alert for fires as hot, dry weather hits

From Morning Report, 8:20 am on 26 January 2021

Firefighters who battled for hours yesterday to prevent a blaze from destroying homes at Pines Beach, are worried record hot temperatures forecast for today could undo all of their good work.

They were due to get back to work at first light this morning preventing the flames from getting any closer to the settlement, just north of Christchurch.

For the latest on the fire at Pines Beach, just north of Christchurch, reporter Anan Zaki speaks to Corin Dann.