3 Feb 2012

Te Kaha fire out

4:55 pm on 3 February 2012

A grass fire in the eastern Bay of Plenty township of Te Kaha has been extinguished.

The Fire Service says the blaze started from a bonfire in a paddock near State Highway 35 at about 11.30am on Friday.

At its height the fire covered an area of about three hectares.

The Fire Service called in a helicopter with monsoon buckets.