12 Nov 2011

Whangarei scrub fire left to burn out

6:06 pm on 12 November 2011

The fire service says it has left a scrub fire north of Whangarei to burn out.

Fire crews responded to the fire in Helena Bay on Saturday afternoon but it turned out to be a controlled burn.

The service also attended a fire in a tree in the northwestern Auckland suburb of Whenuapai.