24 Nov 2017

Firefighters battle Wellington scrub fire

10:40 pm on 24 November 2017

Firefighters are trying to control a scrub fire in windy conditions at Pencarrow Head, at the entrance to Wellington harbour.

The fire on the side of a hill broke out just before 9pm.

Fire and Emergency said six engines, including rural crews, are there.

No property is under threat.

Conditions have been hot in the Wellington region for the last few days.