Caution urged as fire ban likely
Matamata Volunteer Fire Brigade chief fire officer Kevin Curtis is asking rural residents to be extra vigilant and careful when lighting outdoor fires. It is likely a fire ban will be put in place in the next week. Responded to a wheelie bin fire in Mill Cres. Responded to a skip bin on fire at Matamata College. Responded to a scrub fire in Rangitanuku Rd, Te Poi. Responded to a scrub fire near Putaruru in the Galaxy Rd area.