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Lucky escape for council
A fire callout to Lake Moana-nui was found to be the fault of the South Waikato District Council. Residents took to social media concerned about grass clippings which were smouldering next to the playground. Tokoroa chief fire office Dave Morris said there was no cause for concern.The council admitted fault and found it was due to a communication breakdown. Council communication manager Kerry Fabrie said the matter would be looked into.