19 Oct 2014

Pine plantation fire in Blenheim

5:36 pm on 19 October 2014

A fire crew who have been battling a fire in a pine plantation near Blenheim, will stay on site overnight.

The fire is contained and is covering an area of almost 7 hectares at the Wither Hill Farm Park.

A Marlborough District Council spokesperson said a Rural Fire Authority crew will be on duty overnight, and they will be patrolling the area tomorrow to dampen down any hot spots.

The cause of the fire is not known, and is currently be investigated by the police and Rural Fire Authority.