A suspicious forest fire north of Auckland is now under control.
Emergency services responded the blaze in Dome Valley, just north of Warkworth, about 3pm today.
A Northern Fire Communications spokeswoman said two helicopters and 14 fire appliances fought the fire, which covered a 150m by 50m area in the forest.
"The fire has now been contained."
Fire investigators were treating the fire as suspicious, she said.
- © Fairfax NZ News
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