3 Jan 2011

Wairarapa scrub fire brought under control

3:00 pm on 3 January 2011

Firefighters have brought a large Wairarapa scrub fire under control.

At the height of the callout there were seven fire trucks, speciality vehicles and a helicopter fighting the fire north of Masterton.

The fire service says the blaze is now surrounded but firefighters will stay on site to dampen down hotspots.