He­li­copter helps fight blaze

The Dominion Post - - News -

A he­li­copter helped ex­tin­guish a scrub fire in Lin­ton, Manawatu¯. Fire­fight­ers were called to the blaze on Kahuter­awa Rd about 3pm on Wed­nes­day. About 5pm, a Fire and Emer­gency New Zealand spokesman said the fire was out but the he­li­copter was still damp­en­ing the scrub. The blaze comes af­ter three scrub fires on Tues­day. He­li­copters were called to help ex­tin­guish fires in Pahiatua and Feild­ing. The Pahiatua fire was doused on Wed­nes­day about 3.45pm and fire­fight­ers put out the Feild­ing blaze by 10pm on Tues­day. The third in­ci­dent was in Whanganui and re­quired six fire en­gines.

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